It is noted that the text of the US Foreign Office coincided exactly with the statement of September 30, 2022. The State Department did not comment on the incident and did not send information about the error either.
The State Department’s error became known on February 21, according to the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The US Department has circulated an old statement by the foreign ministers of the G7 countries about their intention to impose new sanctions against Russia due to the situation around Ukraine.
On the eve it became known that the EU ambassadors again failed to agree on the tenth package of sanctions. According to Reuters, there are still a number of issues that are scheduled to be resolved on Thursday afternoon.