G7 Summit 2023: US President Joe Biden will hold talks with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Japanese city of Hiroshima, where the two leaders will hold the summit of the Group of Seven (G7) countries. Has arrived to participate in the conference, and will also participate in the meeting of the Quad.
‘Will not put pressure on India regarding Russia-Ukraine war’
Jack Sullivan was addressing journalists in a press conference with Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre in Hiroshima. Whereas, in today’s press briefing, NSA Sullivan said, "I think pressure is just the wrong word. I mean President Biden doesn’t work like this with these prominent leaders with whom he has a deep relationship like President Lula and President Modi."
Sullivan said, "But he (Biden) will look for the opportunity to talk with both about the constructive role each country can play in supporting the most basic and fundamental element of sovereignty and territorial integrity. We thank President Lula for supporting the United Nations Charter and, of course, several key UN General Assembly resolutions in this struggle."
India’s PM’s visit to Japan for G-7
Sullivan also said that Biden would like to talk about many things beyond Ukraine. Incidentally, Japan’s Foreign Ministry has also officially announced the visit of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Saturday. Zelensky will participate in a one-on-one session with G-7 leaders on Sunday and will also be the guest of honor at a session on peace and stability with G-7 leaders and people from invited countries.
Modi can meet Ukrainian President Zelensky
Japan’s Foreign Ministry statement said that Kishida and the Ukrainian President will also hold a bilateral meeting. Also, according to sources, a meeting is going to take place between PM Modi and President Zelensky in Japan. Earlier today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Japanese counterpart Fumio Kishida and "India-Japan friendship in various fields including trade, economy and culture" Discussed ways to increase.
Quad countries meeting will also take place today
India has been invited to participate in the G-7 summit as a guest country along with Indonesia, South Korea, Vietnam and Australia . At the same time, the Group Quad meeting of India, America, Australia and Japan will also be held in Japan, in which Biden is going to meet PM Modi today along with the leaders of Australia and Japan. Earlier next week’s Quad summit in Sydney was canceled after Biden said he was cutting his trip short.
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