G7 countries underline strong support for Ukraine and agree action on China

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Ukraine's president Volodymyr Zelenskiy during a bilateral meeting with Japan's prime minister Fumio Kishida following the conclusion of the G7 summit in Hiroshima, Japan, on Sunday. Photograph: Yuichi Yamazaki/pool/AFP via Getty Images Leaders of the Group of Seven (G7) industrialised countries have used a summit in the Japanese city of Hiroshima to offer continuing support for Ukraine against Russia and agreed to take tough action against “economic coercion” from China. The meeting was dominated by the unannounced attendance of Ukraine’s president Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who compared the Russian destruction of Bakhmut to the devastation of Hiroshima in 1945. “I’ll tell you...