EU leaders to participate in G7 Ise-Shima Summit
EU News 173/2016
20 May 2016
European Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will travel to Japan from 25 to 28 May to take part in the G7 Ise-Shima Summit under the Japanese presidency. The EU is a full member of the G7.
The leaders are expected to hold a pre-summit press briefing at 9h00 on 26 May.
The G7 summit is a forum that plays an important role in shaping global responses to global challenges. At Ise-Shima, the G7 leaders are expected to discuss coordinated action to tackle challenges such as global economic growth, the refugee crisis, terrorism and various foreign policy issues.
file photo, Shinzō Abe, Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk (from left to right) © European Union , 2016 URL