Greece joined the joint declaration of the "big seven" (G7) countries on support for Ukraine. This is the fourteenth country to support the security guarantees for Ukraine.
Greece joined the declaration of the “Big Seven” (G7) countries in support of Ukraine. This is the fourteenth country to support the security guarantees for Ukraine.
This was announced by the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky via Telegram.
“I am grateful to Greece for joining the G7 declaration on support for Ukraine. Greece became the 14th country to support the security guarantees for Ukraine. I thank Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis for his commitment to the Ukrainian-Greek partnership. We are working together on Ukraine's path to NATO,” reads Volodymyr Zelensky's post.
On July 12, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida announced that the leaders of the G7 member states had agreed on a joint declaration of support for Ukraine. All G7 member states agreed that unilateralism and attempts to change the status quo by force are unacceptable. The text of the joint declaration of the G7 countries was published on the website of the President of Ukraine. Each of the G7 member countries will cooperate with Ukraine on specific bilateral long-term commitments and agreements in the field of security.
On the same day, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden announced in a joint statement that they would join the “Big Seven” (G7) countries on security guarantees for Ukraine.
On July 11, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz announced that during the NATO summit in Vilnius, the G7 countries would adopt a joint declaration on security guarantees for Ukraine after peace.
On July 12, the spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin, Dmytro Peskov, said that the intention of the G7 countries to provide Ukraine with security guarantees is “misguided and dangerous”, because in this way “seven” countries are violating the security of Russia.
In March, President Volodymyr Zelensky said that although Ukraine cannot become a member of NATO during the war, it would like to receive strategic security guarantees.