After G8, exclusion from the G20 for Russia? What is the position of the United States on this
The United States and its allies would consult on whether Russia should remain in the G-20 group of major economies after its invasion of Ukraine, US national security adviser Jake Sullivan said, noting that this “can’t be like before” for Moscow.
“We believe this cannot be business as usual for Russia in international institutions and in the international community,” US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan told a House news conference. Blanche, when asked about Russia joining the G-20.
“But with respect to particular institutions and particular decisions, we would like to consult with our allies, consult with our partners in those institutions before making any further statements,” Sullivan said.
The G20 is the premier forum for international economic cooperation that plays an important role in global economic governance.
Sullivan said when the president announced that the United States was going to ban the import of Russian oil and gas, he was very clear.
“He said the United States is in a unique position: we are an energy producer. We can do that. We can take that step by banning the import of Russian oil, gas and coal and be able to to resist it, to have resilience against it,” he said.
“But he also recognized quite explicitly in that statement that some of our European allies and partners might not follow suit, and he was not going to pressure them to do so,” he added. .
“From his point of view, what we have achieved with our European partners – in terms of financial sanctions, export controls and other measures aimed at hitting the Russian economy has had an unprecedented impact on a major economy in a scale we’ve never seen before,” he said.
“So he thinks it actually increases the costs for Russia; it narrows down the choice for Russia. penalties,” Sullivan said. noted.
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