The foreign ministers from seven of the world’s major economies are gathered for a second day of talks, with host Japan urging a unified stance on China.
China was a top topic of discussion Monday as the foreign ministers of the Group of Seven (G7) major economies gathered in Japan for a second day of talks.
Japanese Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi opened the meeting by saying the international community was “at history’s turning point.”
Hayashi said they ought “demonstrate to the world the G7’s strong determination” to defend the “international order based on the rule of law.”
The diplomats are meeting in the mountainous resort town of Karuizawa in central Japan and holding talks until Tuesday, ahead of a summit of G7 leaders in Hiroshima in May.