Guests to join the G7 summit — but will Zelensky be there?
It’s still unclear whether Ukraine’s president, who is scheduled to join the summit online on Sunday, will arrive in person in Hiroshima
Invited guests, including the leadership of the African Union and the G20, will join the G7’s core rich country members in Hiroshima on Saturday, after a day in which the Group of Seven leaders agreed to tighten sanctions on Russia, and to reaffirm their commitment to a world without nuclear weapons.
But it is still unclear whether Ukraine’s president Volodimir Zelensky, who is scheduled to join the summit online on Sunday, will arrive in person in Hiroshima this weekend. Japan’s foreign ministry press secretary Hikariko Ono told journalists at a late night briefing on Friday that Ukraine had made it public on Friday that Zelensky would participate online. “There is nothing more I can add,” she said...
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