The world's top democratic economic leaders arrive in Germany on Sunday and are specially pressured to do more for Ukraine in the war with Russia. The weekly meeting has started.
Immediately after the G7 summit in Schloss Elmau, surrounded by the Bavarian Alps, NATO forces will gather in Madrid and be approved by the Western European military alliance. A large presence in Eastern Europe to prevent further potential invasion by Moscow.
The collapse of Russia's invasion of neighboring countries on February 24 has spread to the entire world economy, pushing up food and fuel prices and, most importantly, inflation.
The G7 strategy has relied heavily on sanctions to punish Russia's President Vladimir Putin's administration, but instead of destroying the Kremlin fighters, China and India have taken a slack and Russia's With the purchase of more oil, the effect is significantly slowed down. ..
Both India and South Africa were invited to visit the G7 conference. Leaders of both countries skipped this week's federal summit.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he had already talked with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa and hoped that the message would be clearly and loudly delivered to both countries.
"If Putin continues to believe that he can act exempt and not only causes horrific damage and loss of life in Ukraine, but also directly causes the loss of life and opportunity for people around the world, the world tells him. Let's face it. " . He said at the end of the federal leaders' meeting in Kigali, the capital of Rwanda.
Food security, which was already a concern before the war
One of the most urgent items on the G7 agenda is growing It's about dealing with food insecurity. By the Russian blockade of the Ukrainian port and the bombing of the grain terminal. This year, up to 500,000 metric tons of grain are stuck in Ukraine , pushing up global food prices.
Caitlin Welsh, director of the Global Food Security Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C., said there were already concerns about food security as a result of COVID-19.
"It's important to remember that prewar was probably the highest level of food insecurity in the world," she said in a briefing on her recent conference call.
The host country, Germany, was obsessed with an increasing crisis long before the pandemic and the war. The last time he served as G7 Presidency, other countries persuaded 500 million people in developing countries to promise to be free from hunger and malnutrition by 2030.
During his stay at the Federal Summit in Canada, authorities have repeatedly hinted at the background that Canada's expertise in grain storage in the prairie may help Ukraine.
They suggested that there might be more to say in the next few days.