On 12 April in New-York UN Headquaters the joint statement of G7 Foreign Ministers was done where they stated the deep concern by the large ongoing build-up of Russian military forces, including the occupied Crimea. Statement pointed, that these large-scale troop movements, without prior notification, represent threatening and destabilising activities. G7 called on Russia to cease its provocations and to immediately de-escalate tensions in line with its international obligations. In particular, ministers called on Russia to uphold the OSCE principles and commitments that it has signed up to on transparency of military movements and to respond to the procedure established under Chapter III of the OSCE Vienna Document.