The Heat: G-7 Foreign Ministers meet in Hiroshima

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Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven meet in Hiroshima. What was on the agenda and is the G-7 an effective global body?

Over the weekend, foreign ministers from the so called G-7 countries got together in Hiroshima, Japan. The event included a wreath laying ceremony at the memorial site that marks the atomic bombing of the city by the United States in 1945. It was the first time that a sitting U.S. Secretary of State has visited the memorial site.

Meanwhile, the talks included issues like nuclear weapons, efforts at countering terrorism and the plight of refugees.

The Heat: G-7 Foreign Ministers meet in Hiroshima Part 1

The Heat: G-7 Foreign Ministers meet in Hiroshima Part 1

Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven meet in Hiroshima. What was on the agenda and is the G-7 an effective global body? Over the weekend, foreign ministers from the so called G-7 countries got together in Hiroshima, Japan. The event included a wreath laying ceremony at the memorial site that marks the atomic bombing of the city by the United States in 1945. It was the first time that a sitting U.S. Secretary of State has visited the memorial site.

For more on the meeting between world ministers:

  • P.J. Crowley, former spokesperson for the U.S. State Department and is a fellow at The George Washington University.
  • Victor Gao, director of the China National Association of International Studies.
  • Shihoko Goto, senior associate for the Asia Program at the Wilson Center
  • Vladimir Golstein, associate professor of Slavic studies at Brown University.
The Heat: G-7 Foreign Ministers meet in Hiroshima Part 2

The Heat: G-7 Foreign Ministers meet in Hiroshima Part 2

For more on the meeting between world ministers: P.J. Crowley, former spokesperson for the U.S. State Department and is a fellow at The George Washington University. Victor Gao, director of the China National Association of International Studies. Shihoko Goto, senior associate for the Asia Program at the Wilson Center Vladimir Golstein, associate professor of Slavic studies at Brown University.