Volodimir Zelensky will travel to Japan to attend the G7 summit

Volodimir Zelensky (Franco Fafasuli) (Franco Fafasuli/)

Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine (NSDC), Oleksii Danilovconfirmed this Friday that the president of the country, Volodimir Zelensky, will travel to Japan to attend the G7 summit which was inaugurated in the Japanese city of Hiroshima.

In statements made during the news broadcast jointly by all Ukrainian television networks, Danilov referred to Zelensky’s trip, which had been announced by sources from the summit organizers.

There (in Japan) very important things will be decided, so the physical presence of our president is absolutely important to defend our interests.to give clear proposals and clear arguments about the events that are taking place in our country,” Danilov said, according to the Ukrainian outlet. Ukrainian Pravda.

Who can doubt that our president will be present there (at the G7 summit)?. We are sure that our president will be where he should be, anywhere in the world, to address the sustainability of our country,” he added.

Ukrainian President Volodimir Zelensky is scheduled to travel to Hiroshima to participate in the G7 leaders’ summit that began today in that Japanese city. According to several sources from the organization of the event announced today, Zelensky had planned to travel to the Hiroshima summit that will be held until next Sunday.

The G7 summit (Reuters)
The G7 summit (Reuters) (KYODO /)

The Ukrainian president, according to these sources, It is expected to arrive in Japan on Saturday. to participate in the day Sunday meetings in a session dedicated to the war in Ukraine.

will also keep bilateral meetings with the American president Joe Bidenand with the Japanese Prime Minister, Fumio Kishidaaccording to sources from the Japanese Executive told local media.

Other sources involved in organizing the summit confirmed to EFE that there have been changes to Sunday’s agenda to accommodate Zelensky’s in-person participation.

Both the Japanese Foreign Ministry and the White House have so far refused to confirm the possible attendance of the Ukrainian leader at the Hiroshima meeting. The official version that the Japanese government has been maintaining is that Zelensky will participate in the discussions electronically.

(With information from EFE)

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