Members of the G7 are concerned about the prolongation of the war.
The G7 leaders pledge to provide Ukraine with unending support in its defense against Russian invasion.
This is stated in the text of the draft statement, which Bloomberg has read . play video
“We will continue to provide financial, humanitarian, military and diplomatic support and support Ukraine for as long as necessary,” the leaders of the countries promise.
The wording is important because G7 members are concerned about protracting the war, and some, including Germany and France, have hinted that they might be more open to the idea of a negotiated ceasefire, the journalists explain.
As UNIAN reported, the G7 summit opened in Elmau Castle in the Bavarian Alps, which is attended by US President Joe Biden and the leaders of Germany, Canada, France, Great Britain, Italy and Japan, as well as the EU leadership.
The summit is taking place against the background of the war in Ukraine, which will be one of the main topics of the meeting.