Finished the summit. The leaders “will continue their firm commitment to provide diplomatic, financial, humanitarian and military assistance to Kiev”
The G7 has come to an end, with the end of the last working session dedicated to peace and stability and a brief ceremony which officially put an end to the summit. Both working sessions held today – the first dedicated to the conflict in Ukraine – were attended by President Volodymyr Zelensky.
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, ‘host of the summit’, expressed “his sincere respect for the courage and persistence of the Ukrainian people who resisted Russia’s aggression against Ukraine and weathered the harsh winter” . Kishida also said the G7 welcomes and supports President Zelensky, who remains sincerely committed to a just and lasting peace.
Furthermore, the G7 leaders agreed that they “will continue their firm commitment to provide diplomatic, financial, humanitarian and military assistance to Ukraine and reaffirmed their determination to restore peace in Ukraine and uphold the free and open international order based on the rule of law”.
The president of the EU Commission Ursula von der Leyen wrote on social media that “President Zelensky sends a powerful message to Hiroshima, the city of peace. The G7 strongly supports Zelensky’s efforts to bring about a just and lasting peace”, which “restore the sovereignty and territorial integrity” of Ukraine and be “consistent with the principles of the United Nations Charter”.