Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Russia's expulsion from G8 must be discussed: Cameron  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Khaleej Times - 20/03/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!

(MENAFN -Khaleej Times) british prime minister tells parliament that any move by russia beyond crimea into eastern ukraine should also result in the ?toughest possible? economic and diplomatic sanctions

British prime minister david cameron said on wednesday that g7 nations meeting next week must discuss the permanent expulsion of russia from the wider g8 if it takes further action to destabilise ukraine.

Us president barack obama has called for a g7 summit — minus current g8 chairman russia — on the sidelines of a nuclear security summit in the hague on monday and tuesday to discuss the escalating showdown over russia’s annexation of crimea.

“i think it’s important we move together with our allies and partners, and i think we should be discussing whether or not to expel russia permanently from the g8 if further steps are taken,” cameron told parliament.

“that’s the meeting we’ll have on monday and i think that’s the right way to proceed.”

Cameron was responding to quesions from opposition labour leader ed miliband, in a rare mention of foreign policy during the weekly prime minister’s questions session in britain’s lower house of parliament.

The premier said any move by russia beyond crimea into eastern ukraine should also result in the “toughest possible” economic and diplomatic sanctions.

Cameron added that britain had been one of the first countries to suspend involvement in preparatory meetings for the g8 summit due to be held in june in the russian winter olympic resort of sochi.

He said he would push for further european union sanctions at a meeting in brussels on thursday, following the imposition of travel bans and asset freezes on monday against russian and crimean officials.

Britain on tuesday announced that it had suspended all military cooperation with russia and halted export licences for military material.

for more news from khaleej times, follow us on facebook at facebook.com/khaleejtimes, and on twitter at ?khaleejtimes

follow ?khaleejtimes --


Khaleej Times

  MENA News Headlines
 Nov 29 2015 - Middle East ready for increase in air passenger trafficMENAFN
(MENAFN) The UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Jordan are ready to accomplish a strong 4.9 percent growth in air passenger traffic.The gulf nations will all enjoy strong increase of 5.6 percent, ...

 Nov 29 2015 - MSM Index Drops 127 Points Last WeekQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Muscat Security Market (MSM) index closed at 5668 points, down by 127 points, constituting 2.2%, down for the fourth consecutive week. The sectoral indices declined, ...

 Nov 29 2015 - German State Aims for 4 Billion-Euro Exports to Saudi Arabia by 2020Qatar News Agency
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) The German State of Baden-Wurttemberg will strive to attain over 4 billion euros exports to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by 2020, a goal that will double the current ...

 Nov 29 2015 - UAE, Jordan Sign MoU to Enhance Joint Efforts in SMEs and InnovationQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) The UAE Ministry of Economy and the Jordanian Ministry of Industry, Trade and Supplies, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to increase cooperation between the two ...

 Nov 29 2015 - Militias Fighting Kills 19 in SomaliaQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) At least 19 people were killed Saturday in fighting between rival militias in central Somalia, officials and residents said. The fatalities in the town of Galkayo ...

 Nov 29 2015 - Clashes Erupted between Police and Migrants on Greece-Macedonia BorderQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Clashes between riot police and migrants angry at being prevented from entering Macedonia from Greece have left up to 40 people injured. Macedonian soldiers raised a new ...

 Nov 29 2015 - Palestinian Shot Dead after Alleged Stabbing AttackQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) A Palestinian was shot dead early Sunday by Israeli soldiers at the entrance of the old city of Jerusalem after allegedly stabbing and injuring an Israeli police . The ...

 Nov 29 2015 - Jordan's Border Guards Receive 51 Syrian RefugeesQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) A total of 51 Syrian refugees from various age groups, entered into the Kingdom of Jordan through various crossing points during the last 72 hours. The Jordanian border ...

 Nov 29 2015 - Qatar- Economy Ministry Recalls 2011-2014 Models of Several Car BrandsQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) The Ministry of Economy and Commerce has announced the recall of 2011-2014 models of Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep, Charger, Challenger 300c and Grand Cherokee, due to a ...

 Nov 29 2015 - Qatargas Shipping Department Wins Prestigious British Safety Council AwardsQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) For the second consecutive year, Qatargas' Shipping Department has won two prestigious awards from the British Safety Council for its commitment to achieving excellent ...




Click to Apply


Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices


Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks

Saudi Arabia 

Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary

Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor


Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters

© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help