The G7 Summit, the G7 Summit, which focused on responding to Russia, which continues its military invasion of Ukraine, has just closed.


Prior to this, G7 leaders issued a statement saying that they would contribute $ 4.5 billion, or more than 600 billion yen in Japanese yen, to respond to the food crisis that is raising global concerns due to the invasion of Russia.

The G7 Summit, which was held in Elmau in southern Germany, reached its final day on the 28th, and discussions on themes such as multilateralism were held and ended earlier.



This summit was held as Russia's military invasion of Ukraine was prolonged after four months, and during the three-day period, the leaders of each country responded to Russia and the invasion was the background. We talked about rising global prices and how to respond to the growing food crisis in countries in Africa and the Middle East.



Prior to the closing, G7 leaders issued a statement saying that they would contribute $ 4.5 billion, or more than 600 billion yen in Japanese yen, to respond to the food crisis of growing global concern, and the global impact of the invasion. I appealed the attitude of working in unison with.



G7 leaders also blame the upcoming outcome document for the food crisis being caused by Russia's invasion, and work together to increase pressure on Russia and support Ukraine. It seems to emphasize the posture.



Regarding the response to Russia, discussions will be held mainly in the security field at the NATO-North Atlantic Treaty Organization summit meeting starting on the 29th in Madrid, Spain.



At the NATO summit, opinions are expected to be exchanged over China, which is stepping up its marine advance as if it were in line with Russia, which continues to invade.

Prime Minister Kishida “Intermediate countries also participate in sanctions”

Prime Minister Kishida, who is attending the G7 summit held in Germany, attends the final meeting on the theme of multilateralism, etc. However, it seems that he emphasized that it is important to seek involvement in sanctions.



Prime Minister Kishida attended the final meeting on the theme of multilateralism and G20 = 20 major countries from 5:30 pm Japan time on the 28th, the final day of the G7 summit.



At the meeting, Prime Minister Kishida seems to have argued that it is important to ask countries that take an intermediate position in the situation in Ukraine to work on a ceasefire and to be involved in sanctions while considering the circumstances of each country. increase.



In addition, Russian President Vladimir Putin has expressed his intention to participate, and he also exchanged opinions on the response to the G20 summit in November, and at the end of the meeting, Prime Minister Kishida will hold the summit next year. It seems that he explained the significance and schedule of the opening in Hiroshima.



At this G7 summit, strengthening sanctions on Russia and responding to the food crisis will be major agenda items, and Prime Minister Kishida will also take additional sanctions such as a ban on the import of Russian gold and respond to the food crisis in Ukraine and the Middle East.・ Announced that it will contribute about 200 million dollars and 27 billion yen to African countries.



Prime Minister Kishida will hold a press conference from around 10 o'clock tonight Japan time to explain the outcome of the summit.



Also, on the 29th, attend the NATO summit in Spain, and with Russia's invasion and China in mind, do not allow unilateral changes in the status quo by force in any part of the world. We will share this attitude and confirm the strengthening of cooperation between Japan and NATO.

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