G7 says ‘time to suspend’ Russia from UN Human Rights Council

The Group of Seven industrialized nations call for Russia to be suspended from the UN’s human rights body, over “atrocities” in Ukraine amid Russia’s invasion.

“We are convinced that now is the time to suspend Russian membership of the Human Rights Council,” G7 foreign ministers from Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Britain and the United States say in a statement.

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