G7 warns Russia of ‘massive consequences’ if Ukraine is attacked

G7 summit in Liverpool
FILE PHOTO: Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio, Canadian Foreign Minister Melanie Joly, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss, German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock, and European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell Fontelles attend a plenary session of the G7 summit of foreign and development ministers at the Museum of Liverpool, in Liverpool, Britain, December 11, 2021. REUTERS/Phil Noble/Pool

By Alexander Ratz and Humeyra Pamuk

LIVERPOOL, England – Russia faces massive consequences and severe costs if President Vladimir Putin attacks Ukraine, the Group of Seven warned in a statement on Sunday.