Explainer-G7 Hiroshima Summit 2023: when is it, who will attend and what’s on agenda?
TOKYO (Reuters) – Leaders of seven of the World’s richest nations meet next week at the G7 summit in the Japanese city of Hiroshima to discuss geopolitical, economic and climate issues as the war in Ukraine drags on and tensions rise between China and the United States. WHAT IS THE G7 SUMMIT? The G7 is an informal grouping of wealthy Western nations. It has no permanent secretariat or legal status. Each year, a different member country assumes the presidency of the group, sets priorities and organises a leaders’ summit and ministerial meetings throughout the year. Italy will take over the pres…