Russia's attack on Ukraine is important this week in Bali, Indonesia, as US Secretary of State Antony Blinken meets with other foreign ministers of the G20's largest economic nation group (G20). It is on the agenda.
Blinken will leave for the Minister on Wednesday, where he will also attend a bilateral meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi.
On the agenda of the meeting between top US and Chinese diplomats, there is potential for cooperation on climate change, global health, drug control and the situation in Myanmar, said Assistant Secretary of State Daniel Kritenbrink. Kritenbrink said.
The United States wants to responsibly manage "fierce competition" with China and needs to install "guardrails" to avoid unintended conflicts, he called Tuesday. I told reporters at the briefing.
According to diplomatic sources, Blinken has two long meetings with the king, the first focusing on bilateral relations and the second focusing on regional and international issues. Is likely to hit.
After the G20 ministers, Blinken is expected to head to Bangkok, where he discusses the situation in Myanmar, also known as Burma.
"The subject of Burma will be prominently taken up both at the conference and around the G20, and in Bangkok," said Kritenbrink, who said the United States "in the strongest possible language since the coup. The brutal actions of the Burmese junta, the killing of nearly 2,000 people, and the expulsion of more than 700,000 people. "
Over the weekend, the king visited Myanmar.
Ukraine is not a G20 member, but its Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba was invited to this week's ministers after Myanmar became a candidate for the European Union. Kuleba said he adjusted his position in his country. The EU's foreign policy director, Josep Borrell, has previously agreed and is working on the need for a seventh EU sanctions package against Russia,
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According to US officials, Russia's Myanmar War will not ease pressure on the Kremlin until global economic instability and Russia ends its military attack.
No formal meeting is scheduled between Blinken and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Bali. The United States has not ruled out the possibility of a strike to protest Lavrov's presence in the G20.
"(I) will not talk about choreography at this stage, but I hope the secretary can be a complete and active participant while staying true to another top priority. We do business with the Russian Federation as usual. "
US and China
The meeting between Blinken and the Chinese Foreign Minister has been since the US chief diplomat defeated the Biden administration'sstrategy. It will be the first meeting. In his remarks at the time, rival superpowers
Blinken said that the United States did not seek separation from China and the relationship between the world's two largest economies was not a zero-sum game. Said that.
For months, a senior State Department official said he had never seen China provide material assistance to Russia for the war with Ukraine, as the Beijing government said. I warned about the "results" of doing so.
Last week, the US Department of Commerce added five Chinese companies to thetrade blacklist, allegedly supporting Russia's military and defense industry base.
In the United States, some Republican lawmakers said the Biden administration's actions were inadequate.
"The weak notion of the" results "of the (Baiden) administration helped (Russian President Vladimir Putin) prevent the CCP's continued support for war crimes. No, "said Congressman Michael McCaul, who ranks the Republican Party. June 29, at the House Foreign Affairs Committee. "These violators need serious sanctions," he added.
G20 division over the Russian war
Russia's participation in the G20 event puts tensions within the groups that make up the groups of the seven major industrialized nations. I created it. G-7, and other large developing countries.
Many members, especially G7 members, condemned Russia's aggression and upheld serious economic sanctions. However, member states of China and India have abstained from various UN resolutions and have refrained from publicly blaming Russia.
US President Joe Biden said Russia should not remain a member of the G20, but China, Brazil and South Africa opposed excluding Russia from the group. These countries are also members of the five large emerging economies known as BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) and are considered to replace the US-led world order.
Some G20 members have stated that the divisions widened by the Russian war in Ukraine should not obscure the theme of this year's economic recovery after the coronavirus pandemic.
Indonesia, the G20's presidency, states that it maintains an independent foreign policy and does not support the world's major powers. Indonesia's hesitation in excluding Putin from the G20 summit reflects the desire to avoid being considered side-selected and to stay focused on the COVID-19 theme.
"The world is recovering from the negative effects of the pandemic, so we need to play our part to work together to contribute to the economic recovery," said Rosan Perkasa Roeslani, Indonesian Ambassador to the United States. I told VOA on Tuesday. "The war in Europe is certainly detrimental to its goals. The G20 is a forum for discussing and making meaningful contributions to tackling major economic issues."
Last week, President Jokowiddo of Indonesia. Became the first Asian leader to visit Ukraine and Russia, after which Putin agreed to "(a) provide security to the supply of food and fertilizer from both Russia and Ukraine." rice field. Amid growing concerns about the global food crisis.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen recently told German broadcaster ZDF that President Putin's attendance at the November G20 summit was attended by Western leaders. He said, "It's not a reason to boycott or paralyze the entire G20." ..
"In my opinion, the G20 is too important for Putin to destroy this body, both in developing and emerging countries."
G20 co-shelpa According to Dian Triansyah Djani, this week's ministers will not produce official documents or communiqués.