Foreign ministers from the G7 group of leading industrial democracies met in Tokyo to agree on a unified stance on the Israel-Hamas war. The members also condemned Hamas and supported Israel's right to self-defense.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy took center stage on the last day of the G7 summit in Japan as leaders committed to unified approach to tackling Russia and China.
Amid rising security risks in the Indo-Pacific region, Japan is diplomatically cultivating allies near and far during the G7 presidency.
Experts say they are skeptical about the G7's ability to come up with a coordinated response to China's expanding economic power and military might.
Russia sanctions focusing on its $5 billion diamond industry is on the agenda as the seven leading democratic economies come together in Hiroshima, Japan. China's economic influence is also up for discussion.