G7 Summit begins in the shadow of war

Russia’s missile strikes Kiev, Ukraine, just hours before the start of the G7 summit. The mayor of Kyiv described Russia’s missile strike on Kyiv three weeks later as a symbolic attack.

U.S. President Joe Biden called the attack a “Russian quagmire” and announced sanctions on Russian gold. All G7 member states will ban the import of gold from Russia. An official announcement will be made on Tuesday. Gold is Russia’s second largest export after natural gas.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and French President Emmanuel Macro have announced further aid to Ukraine.

The first day of the summit discussed ways to recover from the economic impact of the Ukraine war and sanctions against Russia.

Biden praised the world community for standing together in its actions against Russia. The summit envisages the creation of a new global partnership between China and Russia for investment in infrastructure in developing countries.

The G7 is a group of developed countries in the US, UK, Canada, Japan, France, Germany and Italy. The European Union is also a partner. Special invitees are India, Ukraine, Indonesia, Argentina, South Africa and Senegal.

‘Horseback riding without a shirt shocks Putin’

G7 leaders mock Russian President Vladimir Putin during summit The issue was raised by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Boris Johnson’s statement was that we should show that we are tougher than Putin. Then Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau said that we should go horseback riding without a shirt. The joke was about a picture of Putin half-naked on a horse.

English Summary: G7 summit begins

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