Today, Monday, the leaders of the Group of Seven (G7) held a virtual summit dedicated to discussing the Russian invasion of Ukraine and its repercussions, according to what the German government announced, on Monday.
The leaders of the seven countries, the United States, France, Germany, Italy, Britain, Canada, and Japan, will participate in this summit on Monday afternoon.
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, who holds the rotating presidency of the Group of Seven (G7) during the current year, will hold a press conference in Berlin at 16:30 GMT, in Berlin.
Yesterday, Sunday, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky held separate talks with his American counterparts, Joe Biden, and French Emmanuel Macron in preparation for this summit, as well as a conference in support of Ukraine to be organized on Tuesday in Paris.
And the Elysee Palace, the French presidency, reported that “heads of state and government and ministers” of 47 countries will participate in the conference, as well as the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres.
Yesterday, Sunday, the US President renewed his support for Ukraine, according to the White House.
The two summits come at a time when the Russian forces are targeting basic service facilities in Ukraine, which causes, in particular, power outages affecting millions of people, while the temperatures are very low.