“We call on Russia not to escalate, to use diplomatic channels and to respect international obligations regarding military transparency, as President Biden did in his meeting with President Owen on December 7,” the foreign ministers wrote in a statement issued after the Liverpool meeting.

“We reaffirm our support for the efforts of France and Germany within the framework of the Normandy model for the full implementation of the Minsk agreements to resolve the conflict in eastern Ukraine,” they added.

They pointed out that “Any use of force to change borders is strictly prohibited under international lawHe warned that “Russia should have no doubts about it.” Further military aggression against Ukraine will have serious consequences and entail huge costs“.

“We reaffirm our firm commitment to this Sovereignty and territorial integrity of UkraineAs well as the right of every sovereign state to determine its own future. We applaud Ukraine’s self-restraint stance. They emphasized that our cooperation will be strengthened in the field of joint and comprehensive response.”

Collection st 7 They make up Great Britainchaired this year, as well USA, Germany, France, Italy, Japan and Canada. The High Representative also attended the weekend meeting in Liverpool European Union for foreign policy Josep Borrell.

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