G7 urged to resolve the conflict in Ukraine diplomatically

G7 призвала решить конфликт в Украине дипломатически

The G7 called for a diplomatic solution to the conflict in Ukraine

G7 leaders confirmed the need to resolve the conflict in the Donbas through diplomatic channels.

The G7 leaders called for the settlement of the conflict in the Donbas by diplomatic means in compliance with international law. About it is spoken in the Declaration of the summit held in the Japanese town of ISE-Shima, reports RIA Novosti.

“We maintain the unity and conviction that the conflict in Ukraine can be resolved only by diplomatic means and on the basis of international law, with respect for the sovereignty, integrity and independence of Ukraine”, – said in a Declaration adopted at the summit.

The “big seven” also confirmed the condemnation of the annexation of Crimea, and also advocated the extension of sanctions against Russia.

On the eve of U.S. President Barack Obama said that he had discussed the situation in Ukraine with other leaders of the group of seven.

“We touched on the subject of Ukraine, where we started to see some progress in the negotiations, but still are seeing too much violence. We need them (the remaining points) to settle,” said the American leader.