Today: Tuesday, 21 May 2024 year

Biden arrived in Hiroshima, where the G7 summit will take place.

Biden arrived in Hiroshima, where the G7 summit will take place.

US President Joe Biden arrived in Hiroshima, Japan, where the summit of the G7 leaders will start on Friday, accompanied by Secretary of State Anthony Blinken.

As can be seen from the broadcast of the organizers, which is conducted from the airport, they were met at the gangway by US Ambassador to Japan Rahm Emanuel.


Later Thursday, Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida are expected to hold a bilateral meeting.


In 2023, Japan will take over the G7 presidency. The G-7 summit will be held May 19-21 in Hiroshima.

In addition to the G7 countries, India, Australia, Brazil, South Korea, Vietnam and three other countries received an invitation to attend the Hiroshima summit: Indonesia chairing the ASEAN, the Cook Islands chairing the Pacific Islands Forum, and the Union of the Comoros chairing the African Union. In addition to these countries, the heads of seven organizations received invitations to the Hiroshima summit: the UN, the International Energy Agency, the International Monetary Fund, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the World Bank, the WHO and the WTO.