G7 Hiroshima Summit Session 8 "Ukraine" (Summary)
May 21, 2023
On May 21, the G7 Hiroshima Summit Session 8 “Ukraine” was held from 10:45 a.m. for 60 minutes. The G7 leaders and Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, who attended as a guest, discussed the situation in Ukraine. The overview of the session is as follows.
- At the beginning of the session, Prime Minister Kishida expressed his sincere respect for the courage and preserverance of the Ukrainan people standing up to Russia’s aggression against Ukraine and overcoming harsh winter. Prime Minister Kishida also stated that the G7 welcomes and supports President Zelenskyy continuing sincere efforts toward just and lasting peace.
- Moreover, the G7 leaders concurred that they will continue their unwavering commitment to provide diplomatic, financial, humanitarian and military assistance to Ukraine and reaffirmed their determination to restore peace in Ukraine and uphold the free and open international order based on the rule of law.