Biden says Putin’s hopes dashed — RT World Information

The G7 didn’t “splinter” because the Russian president anticipated, his US counterpart has stated

“We’ve to remain collectively” within the face of the battle in Ukraine, US President Joe Biden insisted as he arrived on the G7 Summit within the German Alps on Sunday.

Putin had been hoping “that someway NATO and the G7 would splinter,” Biden stated. “However we haven’t and we’re not going to.”

The US president met with the host of this 12 months’s gathering, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, on the picturesque Elmau Fort within the Bavarian mountains forward of the official kickoff of the occasion. The leaders of the G7 nations – the UK, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, and the US – have come collectively on the summit to debate the Ukraine disaster and different urgent points for the following three days.

Biden additionally thanked Scholz for his management amid Russia’s army offensive in Ukraine, and the fallout of the sanctions imposed by the US and EU on Moscow.

“I wish to praise you for stepping up as you probably did whenever you grew to become chancellor,” and “the best way you had an awesome influence on the remainder of Europe to maneuver, notably referring to Ukraine,” he instructed the German chief, whose nation goes by means of an power disaster on account of its personal measures towards Russia.

Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke concerning the G7 on Friday, reiterating that the present financial turmoil across the globe has little to do with the battle in Ukraine.

“I wish to stress as soon as extra: The sharp improve in inflation didn’t occur yesterday – it was a results of a number of years, it was a results of a few years of irresponsible macroeconomic insurance policies of the nations from the Group of Seven, uncontrolled emission and accumulation of unsecured money owed,” Putin stated.

The G7 was referred to as the G8 from 1997 to 2014, when Moscow was excluded from the group as a result of Crimea’s reunification with Russia.

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