This is the first direct meeting of leaders in nearly a year. And during the official reception of the new faces scheduled for 3:00 p.m. Poland time: the new president of the United States, but also the leaders of Japan and Italy. Politicians will be able to get to know each other better, among other things at a party with Queen Elizabeth II and heir to the throne of Prince Charles scheduled for the evening.
Biden wants to show the new US opening
Most formal discussions will take place on Saturday and Sunday. The main topics will be the coronavirus pandemic and global efforts to combat it, as well as preparing a coordinated response for the next line. Washington has already announced that it will buy half a billion vaccines for poor countries, and London will give up 100 million of its own. – Thanks to this, we will take a big step towards defeating the epidemic forever – said the British Prime Minister. He also hoped that leaders of other G7 countries would make similar statements and that people around the world would be able to get vaccinated by the end of next year.
The leaders will also discuss foreign policy. Joe Biden is coming to Europe to show a new American openness: he wants to build a front for the struggle for liberal values, and a front against the expansion of Moscow and Beijing. Also on the list is the fight against global warming – a battle that links today’s conservative British administration with the administration on the other side of the Atlantic.
The G7 includes the United Kingdom, the United States, Italy, Canada, Germany, France and Japan. Karbis Bay will also host the Presidents of the European Council and the European Commission.
The finance ministers of the world’s seven richest nations met on Saturday and struck an agreement on global taxation of global companies. You can read more in the text below: