BERLIN (AP) — Germany is hosting this year’s meeting of leaders from the Group of Seven leading economies in the Bavarian resort of Elmau. Before the invasion of Ukraine by Russia triggered a cascade of crises over food, energy and international security, the main focus of the meeting was meant to be on climate change.
Europe and the United States have barred the import of Russian oil to cut off a crucial revenue source for the Kremlin. But the plan to pile pain on President Vladimir Putin, forcing him to reconsider his war in Ukraine, hasn't worked.
The Latest on the G-7 summit, the annual meeting of the leading democratic economies, which this year is being held in Germany's Bavarian Alps:U.S. President Joe Biden has arrived in Germany’s Bavarian alps for the annual meeting of the leading democratic economies, with the war in Ukraine and its consequences taking center stage.Biden and his Group of Seven allies plan discussions on how to ensure energy supplies and tackle inflation against the backdrop of Russia’s invasion.The G-7 summit also aims to make sure that the global coalition working to punish the Kremlin for the four-month-old war holds firm.Biden was to begin his visit Sunday with a bilateral meeting with the summit’s host, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz.In the afternoon Biden was to meet in both formal and informal settings with the leaders of Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the European Union.___Follow AP’s coverage of the G-7 summit: https://apnews.com/hub/g-7-summit Read More By-elections show voters have run out of patience with Boris Johnson
Germany is hosting this year’s meeting of G7 leaders in the Bavarian resort of Elmau, and it wants to keep the focus on the environment. Before the invasion of Ukraine by Russia triggered a cascade of crises over food, energy and international security, the meeting was meant to put the spotlight on climate change.