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UK to host G7 foreign and development ministers on Dec. 10-12

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UK to host G7 foreign and development ministers on Dec. 10-12
UK to host G7 foreign and development ministers on Dec. 10-12   -   Copyright  Thomson Reuters 2021   -  

<div> <p><span class="caps">LONDON</span> – Britain will host foreign and development ministers from the G7 group of industrialised nations and from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (<span class="caps">ASEAN</span>) at a summit in Liverpool from Dec. 10 to Dec. 12, it said on Monday.</p> <p>The summit will address issues including economic resilience post-<span class="caps">COVID</span>-19, global health and human rights, Britain’s Foreign Office said in a statement.</p> <p>Among the ministers due to attend are those from Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia, it said, adding that it was the first inclusion of <span class="caps">ASEAN</span> countries at a G7 foreign ministers’ summit and this reflected “the UK’s growing Indo-Pacific tilt”.</p> <p>Britain holds the rotating presidency of the G7 in 2021 and has already hosted the <span class="caps">COP</span> climate summit in Glasgow this month and the G7 leaders’ summit in Carbis Bay in June. </p> <p/> </div>