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G-7 to ban Russian gold in response to Ukraine warfare


Elmau, (Germany): President Joe Biden mentioned Sunday that america and different Group of Seven main economies will announce a ban on imports of gold from Russia, a step the leaders hope will additional isolate Russia economically over its invasion of Ukraine.

A proper announcement was anticipated Tuesday because the leaders meet for his or her annual summit.

Biden and his Group of Seven allies will huddle on the summit’s opening day Sunday on methods to safe power provides and sort out inflation, aiming to maintain the fallout from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine from splintering the worldwide coalition working to punish Moscow.

Hours earlier than the summit was formally set to open, Russia launched missile strikes towards the Ukrainian capital Sunday, hanging no less than two residential buildings, Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko mentioned. They have been the primary such strikes by Russia in three weeks.

Senior Biden administration officers mentioned gold is Moscow’s second largest export after power, and that banning imports would make it harder for Russia to take part in world markets.

 

Biden’s Twitter feed mentioned Russia “rakes in tens of billions of {dollars}” from the sale of its gold, its second largest export after power. 

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