- Nana Akufo-Addo joins world leaders to condemn Russia's "hostile invasion" of Ukraine
- At a meeting with UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, Nana Akufo-Addo backed the UK government's position that the people of Ukraine needed more support
- The two leaders also said Russia needed severe economic sanctions to force Putin to end the war in Ukraine
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President Nana Akufo-Addo and UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, have joined the rest of the world to condemn Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
The two leaders said the attempted subjugation of the Ukrainian people was condemnable.
The two leaders said Tuesday, April 5, 2022, during bilateral talks at Downing Street, that it is crucial for the world to continue to support the Ukrainian people.
Nana Akufo-Addo and the UK Prime Minister also emphasised the need for more diplomatic and economic pressure on Russia to force Vladimir Putin to end the invasion.
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The two leaders also discussed the security situation in Africa and other areas of partnership between Ghana and the UK.
According to the Daily Graphic, the UK government released a press statement on the bilateral talks and welcomed the strength and depth of the partnership between the two countries.
"Recognising the growing security threats in West Africa, the Prime Minister and President Akufo-Addo committed to strengthen our defence and security partnership, including in intelligence sharing and naval capabilities," the release said.
Ukraine Russia War: 17 Ghanaian Students Arrive at Kotoka International Airport
Russia's invasion of Ukraine protracts and it became necessary that students from Ghana who were studying in the foreign country get evacuated to their motherland. '
YEN.com.gh has gathered that currently, 17 of such persons have successfully touched down at the Kotoka International Airport in Accra, as part of the first batch of returnees.
According to TV3 Ghana, 16 of the students came through Qatar airways while only one came on Turkey airlines.
Russia's war in Ukraine: Latest developments
US to ban Russian oil US media say President Joe Biden is preparing to ban US imports of Russian oil and a leaked EU plan shows Brussels dramatically reducing its dependency on Russian gas to try sever Moscow's main economic lifeline.
Russia has warned that Moscow could retaliate by cutting off European gas supplies altogether. Crude prices surge on the tensions.
Ukraine begins evacuating civilians from the northeastern city of Sumy under a deal with Moscow to set up humanitarian corridors out of cities besieged by Russian forces.
Dozens of buses ferry the evacuees to the city of Lokhvytsya, around 150 kilometres to the southwest in Ukrainian-held territory.
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