The G7 foreign ministers, in a joint statement following the meeting in Japan, again criticized Russia for “spreading false information to attract support” for its actions in Ukraine.
The meeting of the Foreign Ministers of the G7 countries under the chairmanship of Japan was held on April 16-18 in Karuizawa, Japan, a famous resort in Nagano Prefecture. The G7 leaders’ summit will be held in Hiroshima May 19-21.
“We continue to express concern about the growing threats to our countries, economies and societies that constitute foreign interference, including activities such as disinformation aimed at interrupting our democratic processes, destabilizing our societies, threatening our people. We strongly condemn Russia for widespread disinformation and the manipulation of information to garner support.”- is said in the document.
Currently, the Pentagon is investigating a leak on the social network of materials describing the state of the Ukrainian troops and the plans of the United States and NATO to strengthen them. The New York Times noted that the documents, dated early March, are allegedly distributed in “Russian pro-government telegram channels.” It was alleged that more than 100 documents could get on the Internet, the damage from what happened is estimated as significant.