ELMAU CASTLE, Germany:
Pressing security threats from jihadist groups across the world and “Russian aggression” in Ukraine dominated world leaders’ talks at the second day of the G7 summit in Germany.
Barring Russian President Vladimir Putin for a third time, the Group of Seven leaders invited others beyond the club of rich nations, including Iraq’s premier and Nigeria’s president, both battling deadly Islamist violence.
Iraq’s Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi was scheduled to discuss the US-led campaign to help his country fight the Islamic State extremists who launched a lightning offensive a year ago and have snatched over a third of the country’s …read more
Source: New Straits Times