G7 leaders meet with Zelensky this Sunday

G7 leaders will talk about the war in Ukraine on Sunday, in a virtual meeting in which Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky will participate, the German Government announced this Friday.

The meeting takes place on the day of the 77th anniversary of the end of the Second World War (1939-1945), which is marked by Russia on Monday.

“It is a historic date that marks the end of the Second World War in Europe, which brought terror, destruction and death to Europe,” German government spokeswoman Christiane Hoffmann told a regular press conference, quoted by the French news agency AFP. .

Germany, whose Nazi regime was defeated by the Allies in 1945, this year presides over the G7, the group of the most industrialized countries.

In addition to Germany, the G7 includes Canada, the United States, France, Italy, Japan and the United Kingdom, with the European Union (EU) also participating in the group’s meetings.

Sunday’s meeting, the third since the beginning of the year, will be devoted “in particular to the situation in Ukraine”, said a spokeswoman for Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s executive, without further details.

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