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Britain to convene G7 meeting on Afghanistan

PTI
Published Aug 23, 2021, 1:13 am IST
Updated Aug 23, 2021, 1:13 am IST
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said he will convene a meeting of leaders from the Group of Seven nations on Tuesday
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. (AFP Photo)
 British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. (AFP Photo)

London: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said he will convene a meeting of leaders from the Group of Seven nations on Tuesday for “urgent talks on the situation in Afghanistan.”

In a statement posted on Twitter, Johnson said it is “vital that the international community works together to ensure safe evacuations, prevent a humanitarian crisis and support the Afghan people to secure the gains of the last 20 years.”

 

The UK holds this year's presidency of the G-7 nations, which is also made up of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United States.

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