Amid the surge of tension between Russia and Ukraine, the United Kingdom leaders and other leading NATO member states approved that they would impose “an unparalleled package of sanctions on Russia if they tried to invade Ukraine.
On Monday, January 24, 2022, the prime minister’s press office of Ukraine, in the statement, asserted,” The leaders of the alliance and the UK agreed that Russia could invade Ukraine. So, the allies should be prepared for the impending danger and have to respond to Russia, which includes the imposition of an unprecedented package of sanctions. Moreover, the alkies agreed to continue coordinating closely on such responses”.
As per some reports, there was a video call between the European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, European Council President Charles Michel, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, and the UK leaders, Italy, Poland, and France and Germany.
The people present in the meeting noted,” The international unity plays a significant role amid the growing Russian hostility. As per the document,” Prime Minister further asserted that we have to take absolute measure to prevent the outcome of the tension as the Russian aggression is not good”.
So, in the situation, to resolve the current problem in Keviy, NATO has agreed to pave the path of diplomacy with Russia, and it should be our priority.
Moreover, the diplomats have also agreed on the matter that any action which vandalizes the sovereignty of Ukraine would not be tolerated by the international community.
The statement also reads,” UK has also taken adequate steps to increase the security across Ukraine.
On January 17, 2022, the secretary of the UK also informed that his country had drafted a new package that provided military assistance to the country and ensured the safety and protection of the country.
He also asserted that Britain would supply anti-tank offensive weapons to Ukraine to help them against Russia.
Amid the tension between Russia and Ukraine, Russia accused the West of using Ukraine as a tool to develop their regional interests.