World leaders land in Hiroshima for G7 meeting, with Ukraine war high on agenda

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  • They vowed “to stand together against Russia’s illegal, unjustifiable and unprovoked war of aggression against Ukraine.”“Russia started this war and can end this war,” they said.
  • Zelenskyy has consistently called for the supply of Western fighter jets to bolster his country’s defenses against Russia’s invasion, but has until now faced skepticism from the United States that they would turn the tide in the war.
  • 2 economy, sits at the nexus of many of those concerns.There is increasing anxiety in Asia that Beijing, which has been steadily building up its nuclear bomb program, could try to seize Taiwan by force, sparking a wider conflict.
  • North Korea cannot and will never have the status of a nuclear-weapon State under” international nuclear treaties, the statement said.
  • An EU official, speaking on condition of anonymity to brief reporters on the deliberations, said Zelenskyy will take part in two separate sessions Sunday.
  • The peace park contains reminders of Aug. 6, 1945, when a U.S. B-29 dropped an atomic bomb over Hiroshima, a city that has become synonymous with anti-nuclear peace efforts.
By ADAM SCHRECK Associated PressHIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) World leaders landed Thursday for a Group of Seven meeting in Hiroshima, the site of the worlds first atomic bomb attack, with Russias war in [+4733 chars]