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G7 rejects Russia’s ‘purported annexations’

G7 Warns Of Growing 'Hybrid Threats' From Russia's War
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Group of Seven foreign ministers said on Friday they would “never recognise” Russia’s annexation of four more regions in Ukraine, “nor the sham ‘referenda’ conducted at gunpoint”.

President Vladimir Putin’s efforts to annex the Donetsk, Lugansk, Kherson and Zaporizhzhia regions “constitute a new low point in Russia’s blatant flouting of international law”, the ministers said in a statement.


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