The Minister of foreign Affairs of great Britain, Boris Johnson will demand that the foreign Ministers of the countries in the G7, the introduction of new restrictive measures against Russia, writes The Times.
According to the publication, the cause of the intention of Johnson is Moscow’s policy toward Syria. British foreign Minister said that Russia supports the regime of President Bashar al-Assad, whom Western countries, including the US accused of using chemical weapons against the civilian population.
Their proposals for sanctions, clarifies the issue, Johnson will be presented at the meeting of foreign Ministers of the G7 in Italy, which is scheduled for Monday, April 10. In the statement, which will promote Johnson, the “big seven” will oblige Russia to end cooperation with Syria, including the military. In case of failure, the Western countries impose new sanctions. The newspaper pointed out that the aim is “to make life very difficult” for the government officials.
The day before, April 9, the U.S. permanent representative to the UN, Nikki Haley in an interview with CNN said that the administration of Donald trump is currently considering the development and introduction of new sanctions against Russia because of the support of the Assad regime. Limitations although to enter and also against Iran.
10 APR Boris Johnson was supposed to visit Moscow on an official visit, but after the use of chemical weapons in the Syrian province of Idlib, he refused. As noted by the Russian foreign Ministry, the actions of the British diplomat, demonstrates “a fundamental misunderstanding or ignorance of what is happening in Syria.”
In early April, the London-based Syrian Observatory for human rights reported that the city of Khan shaykhun in the Syrian province of Idlib were bombed with BOV (presumably chlorine or sarin). Reuters pointed out that the strikes were involved in the Russian planes. The attack killed 80 people, injured 200 more.
In response, on April 7, the U.S. military launched a missile strike on Syrian airbase shirt in the province of HOMS. To do this, they used cruise missiles “Tomahawk”.