At the three-day summit of the group of the most industrially developed countries, Kisida is expected to repeat his position, according to which everything must be done to ensure that no country ever deploys nuclear weapons in the future.
I would also like to demonstrate our commitment to peace in Hiroshima and hope that this summit will go down in history
– announced the Prime Minister to journalists before his departure.
At the same time, he expressed his hope that the G7 countries will ensure the survival of the rules-based world order.
US President Joe Biden also arrived in Japan on Thursday to take part in the summit, where he will hold a separate meeting with Kishida before the opening.
On the sidelines of the summit, the Japanese Prime Minister will also hold talks with South Korean President Jun Suk-yol.
Jake Sullivan, the national security advisor of the White House, said that during his visit to Hiroshima, the head of state has no intention of apologizing on behalf of the United States for the 1945 deployment of the atomic bomb against Hiroshima.
The summit is expected to discuss nuclear disarmament and the war in Ukraine, as well as related sanctions against Russia.
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