Germany's Scholz announces priorities for upcoming G7 summit including Ukraine response, global food crisis

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz announced his priorities for the upcoming G7 Summit, which will take place from June 26 - 28, 2022, in Elmau in the Bavarian Alps. The summit will focus on supporting Ukraine during the ongoing Russian invasion as well as long-term recovery.

Scholz named the global food crisis, caused by the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the fight against climate change, making progress in digitalization, and ensuring the unity of democracies as additional priorities. Additionally, Scholz hopes to achieve more solidary in pandemic response and prevention at the summit. 

The heads of the state of the UK, Canada, France, Italy, Japan, and the US will meet with Scholz at the summit. This year’s host countries will be South Africa, Senegal, India, Indonesia, and Argentina. The president of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, is expected to attend the summit virtually. 

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