G7 summit kicks off in Germany — RT World Information
The leaders of the Group of Seven nations will focus on their response to the Russia-Ukraine battle and power disaster
The Group of Seven (G7) leaders are assembly in Germany for a three-day summit, which is anticipated to be dominated by the Russia-Ukraine battle. Further sanctions on Moscow, attainable diplomatic options, and whether or not to place worth caps on Russian oil are set to be on the agenda.
The G7 includes the US, Canada, Britain, France, Germany, Italy and Japan. EU officers often take part within the group’s occasions as properly.
It’s the first such assembly since Russia launched its navy marketing campaign in Ukraine in late February. The G7 members have subsequently imposed sweeping sanctions on Moscow and plenty of are supplying weapons to Kiev, together with missile launchers and different heavy weaponry.
The leaders are anticipated to coordinate additional stress on Russia and help to Ukraine. Previous to the present gathering, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken introduced that Washington will proceed to debate “diplomatic methods” with Ukraine and different companions.
We’re wheels down in Germany for the G7.I look ahead to conversations round our nations’ shared values and priorities: local weather, growth infrastructure, world well being safety, and shaping the principles of the street for the economic system and know-how for many years to return. pic.twitter.com/M63vwWXyht
— President Biden (@POTUS) June 26, 2022
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, in the meantime, urged the G7 and NATO to not push Ukraine to “accept a nasty peace,” which might contain territorial concessions to Russia.
Politico journal has lately reported that Western nations have gotten “more and more annoyed” that the bans on Russian oil have sparked petrol worth hikes. US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen proposed a worth cap on Moscow’s crude to deal with the worth enhance and curtail Russia’s revenues. The proposal is on the agenda of the G7, the journal stated.
Forward of the summit, Russian President Vladimir Putin blamed the worldwide inflation enhance on the “irresponsible” financial insurance policies of G7 members.
Apart from Ukraine battle, Reuters studies citing US sources, G7 can be set to deal with China’s “coercive financial practices.”
Whereas Moscow and Beijing are more likely to take central stage within the discussions of the G7 leaders, world local weather challenges are additionally anticipated to get their fair proportion of consideration.
“We wish to work collectively to fight world warming, obtain industrial transformation in direction of carbon neutrality and nonetheless have good jobs everywhere in the world,” German Chancellor, Olaf Scholz, stated forward of the gathering.
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