G7 Hiroshima Summit Session 2 "Ukraine" (Summary)

May 19, 2023

[Provisional translation]

On May 19, the G7 Hiroshima Summit Session 2 “Ukraine” was held from 15:45pm for approximately 85 minutes. The overview of the session is as follows.

  1. The G7 leaders candidly exchanged their views regarding Russia’s aggression against Ukraine.
  2. Prime Minister Kishida stated that it is essential for the G7 to unite and continue strong support for Ukraine in every aspect and severe sanctions against Russia. Prime Minister Kishida also mentioned that he would like to show strong resolution as the G7 at the G7 Hiroshima Summit to firmly reject Russia’s aggression and restore peace in Ukraine.
  3. The G7 leaders reaffirmed their unwavering commitment to provide necessary diplomatic, humanitarian and military support for Ukraine and concurred concrete efforts for strengthening sanctions against Russia, including measures against sanction evasion and circumvention. Following this session, the “G7 Leaders’ Statement on Ukraine,” which touches upon the points above, was released.

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