G-7, Nato leaders to ratchet up pressure on Russia, keep eye on China, say US officials

Source: straitstimes.com straitstimes.com

Key Topics in this News Article:

News Snapshot:

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - Leaders from the Group of Seven (G-7) rich democracies and the Nato alliance will work to increase pressure on Russia over its war in Ukraine next week, while underscoring their continued concerns about China, senior US officials said on Wednesday (June 22). US President Joe Biden leaves on Saturday to meet with other G-7 leaders in southern Germany before heading to Madrid for a summit where Nato will agree new force posture commitments, and Washington will announce steps to strengthen European security. Inclusion, for the first time, of leaders from Australia, Japan, South Korea and New Zealand...