G7 perceives Russia, China and Covid as the biggest current threats. The G7 said it would bolster collective efforts to stop China’s “coercive economic policies” and to counter Russian disinformation. In the latest summit, they expressed support for Taiwan and Ukraine. They supported Taiwan’s participation in World Health Organization forums and the World Health Assembly. They expressed concerns about “any unilateral actions that could escalate tensions” in the Taiwan Strait. On the coronavirus pandemic, the G7 pledged to work with industry to expand the production of affordable COVID-19 vaccines.
- What are the fundamental differences between the West and the Russian and China?
- What is Group of Seven and their agenda?