The foreign Ministers of the group of seven on Sunday, April 10, gathered at the Japanese summit in Hiroshima to discuss important issues of international policy and security, including the situation in Ukraine.
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Japan began a summit of foreign Ministers of the Group of seven (G7) advanced economies, calling for an end to nuclear weapons, reports Reuters.
It is noted that at the summit, which is chaired by the foreign Minister of Japan Fumio Kishida has announced «an important message to get world without nuclear weapons». The foreign Ministers of the group of seven countries seek to make progress in reducing the number of nuclear weapons in the world.
In addition to the issue of nuclear weapons, it is planned to discuss Maritime security, measures for combating terrorism, as well as issues related to North Korea, Ukraine and the Middle East.
The fact that the meeting is being held in Hiroshima, is symbolic. This Japanese city is more than 70 years ago the U.S. military had dropped the atomic bomb.
In the framework of the summit and on the eve of the first ever visit next month to Hiroshima American President Barack Obama U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry and his counterparts from Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy and Japan on Monday, April 11, will visit the atomic bomb Museum in Hiroshima and laid flowers at the monument to victims of nuclear bombings.
Prior to the meeting media and politicians again raised the possibility of Russia’s return to the club of the largest industrialized Nations of the world. For illegal annexation of the Ukrainian Crimea, Moscow was excluded from the format of «Big eight», which the club turned back into the G7, as it was previously.
Note, the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko expressed hope that during the summit of the group of seven in Japan will be sent a «strong» signal to the Kremlin.
The G7 summit in Hiroshima began with the issue of nuclear disarmament on the agenda as Ukraine and Syria 10.04.2016