G7 Meeting takes place today in Brussels with absence of Russia
Brussels will host the G-7 meeting marked by the absence of Russia, participant country in the last 17 years of the reunion due to Vladimir Putin´s interference in the crisis Ukraine lives for several months now.
The G-7 meeting will mainly address the relations with Russia and the situation in Ukraine after the elections won by Petro Poroshenko.
“Ukraine is the priority of the agenda, it will be the time to evaluate the latest aspects of the situation in Ukraine and its environment, and continue working to overcome this and other challenges,” said European Council President, Herman Van Rompuy.
Van Rompuy and José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission, will have dinner tonight with the leaders of the U.S., Germany, France, UK, Canada, Japan and Italy.
Trade agreements between the EU and the U.S., the recovery of the global economy, development assistance, the fight against climate change and cooperation in tax evasion, are also listed as issues to be negotiated.