G7 summit kicks off in Germany Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in Germany to attend the summit as a special guest. The Russia-Ukraine war was discussed on the first day of the summit. Meanwhile, Russia launched an air strike on Ukraine just before the start of the summit.
India, a non-G7 member, is attending the summit as a special guest of German Chancellor Olaf Scholes. Modi was given a big reception at the airport. In two sessions, Modi will address various issues on environment, energy and climate. During the summit, Modi will meet representatives of various countries.
Russia has launched a missile strike in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev, just hours before the summit. US President Joe Biden has called the Russian offensive a “quagmire.” Biden did not forget to congratulate the nations of the world who stood together against Russia. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and French President Emmanuel Macron have said they will provide more assistance to Ukraine.