The G7 foreign ministers they invited the opposing sides in Sudan to cease fire and their leaders to resume dialogue.

Fighting between the armed forces and Sudan’s largest paramilitary force “threatens the security of Sudanese civilians” and “undermines efforts to restart the country’s transition to democracy”, according to a statement by the heads of diplomacy of the Group of Seven member states.

“We urge the parties to cease hostilities immediately, unconditionally. We call on all actors to renounce violence, return to negotiations and take active steps to reduce tensions and ensure the safety of all civilians, including diplomatic and humanitarian personnel,” the US State Department statement added. , of Britain, Germany, France, Italy, Canada and Japan, which holds the rotating presidency of the G7.

The United Nations estimates that at least 185 people have been killed and another 1,800 injured in the fighting that broke out on Saturday and has been raging ever since. However, the number of victims is considered certain to be much heavier in reality.

The G7 demands that North Korea “refrain” from further nuclear and ballistic missile tests

Also, the G7 foreign ministers today called on North Korea to “refrain” from any new nuclear weapon or ballistic missile test, warning that otherwise there would be a “rude” reaction, after their two-day talks in Japan.

“We demand that North Korea refrain from any new destabilizing or provocative actions,” the leaders of the member states of the group of seven most industrialized countries of the world say, promising that otherwise there will be a “swift, united and blunt” international response .

He called for an “immediate” lifting of the ban on Afghan women working in NGOs

G7 diplomatic chiefs today called for the “immediate” lifting of an “unacceptable” ban on Afghan women working for non-governmental organizations and the United Nations, imposed by Afghanistan’s de facto Taliban government.

Group of Seven foreign ministers meeting in Japan simultaneously condemned “systematic violations of the human rights of women and girls” and “discrimination against members of religious and ethnic minorities” by the Taliban, which regained power in August 2021.