ELMAU CASTLE, Germany — G7 leaders including US President Joe Biden gather on Sunday in southern Germany, seeking emphatic backing for Ukraine against Russia’s invasion while grappling with the intensifying global fallout of the war. From soaring inflation to a looming food crisis and energy shortages, the conflict in Ukraine, now in its fifth month, has mired the world in a series of crises. The G7 leaders, who will head to Madrid right after the summit in Bavaria for a gathering of Nato powers, will also begin addressing the challenges posed by China. As the gulf separating Western allies from Russia and China widens, the G7 will also be looking to broaden its base. Domestic woesFor many of the G7 leaders, the crises facing the world also provide a distraction from domestic woes.
Source: Philippine Daily Inquirer June 26, 2022 03:11 UTC