UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson defended the decision to hold face-to-face talks at the G7 foreign ministers’ meeting. /Ben Stanstall/AFP/POOL

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson defended the decision to hold face-to-face talks at the G7 foreign ministers’ meeting. /Ben Stanstall/AFP/POOL

 

It will be a disappointment to some that the closing headline to the gathering of the Group of Seven (G7) foreign ministers in London was about the COVID-19 pandemic rather than geopolitical victories.

This was an important moment for a post-Brexit UK government keen for this first gathering to go smoothly ahead of the G7 leaders’ summit on June 11-13 in Cornwall.

 

After two years of pandemic distancing this was a chance to get the delegates in the room together, make new acquaintances and re-establish old ones.

UK Foreign Minister Dominic Raab invited more…

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