The Group of Seven (G7) of the world’s leading economies gathered Friday in Japan’s city of Hiroshima, nearly wiped off the map by the world’s first atomic bomb in World War Two.
White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said Thursday that President Joe Biden will convene a virtual meeting of leaders of the world’s top economies on Friday morning, just days after returning to Washington from a trip to Europe commemorating the one-year anniversary of the war in Ukraine.
The G7 and EU on Friday agreed a $60-per-barrel price cap on Russian oil in an attempt to deny the Kremlin of war resources, as President Vladimir Putin said more strikes on Ukrainian infrastructure were “inevitable.”
The Group of Seven (G7) of the world’s leading economies has condemned Russia’s alleged kidnapping of the leadership of Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant. Their concern comes as Ukraine suffers massive blackouts following Russian strikes on critical infrastructures.
Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky was to ask the Group of Seven (G7) of the world’s leading economies to urgently supply Ukraine with air defense weapons, as Russia again rained down cruise missiles on his nation.
Finance ministers of the wealthy Group of Seven (G7) industrialized nations want a price cap on Russian oil to prevent Moscow from profiting from its war against Ukraine.