HI Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his British counterpart Boris Johnson announced this Monday new support for Ukraine and new sanctions against Russia. Political leaders gathered at 10 Downing Street, along with the Prime Minister of the Netherlands, Mark Rutte.
“After 12 days, it was clear that Putin had miscalculated. He underestimated the Ukrainians and their heroic resistance. He belittled his leader and belittled the unity of the West.”begins by stating Boris Johnson.
The British – the first to speak at the press conference – revealed that the three countries “mobilize more practical and sustainable support for Ukraine”.
On the British side, they will be shipped over 175 million pounds [211,5 milhões de euros] help to Ukrainebringing the total aid to over £400 million [483 milhões de euros].
“It’s time for the friends of Ukraine to create a defensive coalition of humanitarian, economic and military support to ensure Putin’s failure,” said Boris Johnson.
Intervention after British Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced implementation new sanctions against ten Russians, namely current and former Kremlin officials, oligarchs, and supporters of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Ten targets were identified from the list provided by opponent Alexei Navalny.
“The work we are doing together is punishing Putin and his supporters where it hurts the most, in particular by crippling their financial system and sanctioning their Central Bank.”he said, quoted by Sky News.
This Monday is the 12th day of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. According to the latest accounts, thousands of people have died since the start of the Russian offensive and more than 1.7 million have had to leave the country.
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