British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said on Thursday that he wants to show Russian President Vladimir Putin that the G7 is behind Ukraine.
He said the G7’s focus has always been to promote peace and global economic security.
“The @G7 focus is and always has been on promoting peace and global economic security. This year will be no different, I want to take this opportunity to: boost economic growth, show Putin that the G7 is behind Ukraine strengthen state, peace and security in the Indo-Pacific,” Sunak tweeted Thursday.
Rishi Sunak recently secured support for Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.
Zelenskyy arrived in the UK on Monday and held talks with Rishi Sunak. The two leaders discussed how to ensure that support is not only for today, but also for the future.
In a tweet, the UK Prime Minister’s office stated: “United in action. Last year the UK gave Ukraine more military support than any other country except the US. Today @RishiSunak and @ZelenskyyUa discussed how we are making sure that not only today support is. , but also in the future.”
Sunak has assured Zelensky that the UK will stand behind Ukraine. “The UK stands side by side with Ukraine,” he tweeted.
The Japanese city of Hiroshima is all decked out for the summit of G7 leaders.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will reach Hiroshima on May 19 and attend the G7 summit on May 20 and 21. He is visiting Japan at the invitation of Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida.
PM Modi will speak at G7 sessions with partner countries on topics such as peace, stability and prosperity of a sustainable planet; food, fertilizer and energy security; health; gender equality; climate change and environment; resilient infrastructure; and development cooperation. He will also hold bilateral meetings with some of the participating leaders on the sidelines of the summit.
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