READOUT: Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen’s Meeting with Counterparts from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom

WASHINGTON –U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet L. Yellen spoke today with counterparts from the “Five Finance Ministries,” which includes Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom.  Secretary Yellen affirmed the United States’ unwavering support for Ukraine’s sovereignty, and pledged to work with our partners to hold Russia accountable for its unprovoked and illegal invasion of Ukraine.  Secretary Yellen highlighted the unprecedented and coordinated financial pressure measures from the United States and its partners and allies to level significant costs to the Russian economy and President Putin, and stressed the need for close coordination on further strong measures.