OThe heads of State or Government of the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Japan and Italy, the seven most powerful and industrialized democracies in the world, will hold their annual summit in Borgo Egnazia, an ancient city on the shores of the sea. Adriatic, in the Apulia region, near Bari.
At the meeting, the acting Italian presidency will present immigration or the relationship with Africa as “central issues”.
On May 20, after the Japanese presidency summit in Hiroshima, Meloni had already advanced his decision to meet his colleagues in the Apulia region, although today he specified the location and dates.
At the same time, he also explained that among the priorities on the table will be the situation in Ukraine “whatever the context at that moment” to reaffirm “the commitment [do G7] with respect for the rules of international law”.
This Wednesday, G7 foreign ministers promised that the group will remain united in “firm support” for Ukraine in the face of the Russian invasion, “even in the current international situation”, in a reference to the Israel-Hamas conflict.
The group’s members, meeting in Tokyo, also pledged to continue imposing “severe sanctions” on Moscow, to accelerate Ukraine’s reconstruction efforts in the “medium and long term” and to continue “working towards a peace process “.
The heads of G7 diplomacy also committed to accelerating Ukraine’s recovery and reconstruction efforts and working towards a “peace formula” with international partners.
At the same time, G7 foreign ministers called for a humanitarian pause in Gaza to facilitate the creation of a safe corridor to allow immediate aid entry.
Diplomats condemned Hamas, supporting Israel’s right to self-defense and calling for “humanitarian pauses” to speed up aid to Palestinian civilians in the Gaza Strip.
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