The G7 has come to an end, with the end of the last working session dedicated to peace and stability and a brief ceremony which officially put an end to the summit. Both working sessions held today – the first dedicated to the conflict in Ukraine – were attended by President Volodymyr Zelensky. Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, “host” of the summit, expressed “his sincere respect for the courage and perseverance of the Ukrainian people who resisted Russia’s aggression against Ukraine and survived the harsh winter”. .
Jet to Zelensky, there is also Italy
Kishida also said that the G7 welcomes and supports President Zelensky, who remains sincerely committed to a just and lasting peace. Furthermore, the G7 leaders agreed that they will “continue their firm commitment to provide diplomatic, financial, humanitarian and military istance to Ukraine and reaffirmed their determination to restore peace in Ukraine and uphold the free and open international order based on the rule of law”.
Meloni leaves the G7 early: “I can’t stay further away from Italy”
The next G7, as Prime Minister Meloni declared in her farewell press conference, will be held in June 2024 in Puglia