Good morning. It’s Monday 27th June, and here’s a wrap of the latest news.
Anthony Albanese heads to NATO summit
Mr Albanese says the meeting of the security alliance comes at a crucial time for global diplomacy.
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and partner Jodie Haydon board the plane to Europe for a NATO Leaders’ Summit. Source: AAP / Lukas Coch
“The people of Ukraine are doing the democratic world an enormous service. But it’s important that democratic nations stand with Ukraine. And that’s the context of this NATO summit,” he said.
Mr Albanese will also be holding bilateral meetings with leaders, such as British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and US President, Joe Biden.
Indonesian president to visit Ukraine on peace-building mission
Mr Widodo made the announcement before his departure for the G7 summit in Germany, where he was invited as the G20 rotating president.
All eyes on Russia and Ukraine during G7 summit
The G7 leading economic powers are meeting in Germany for their annual gathering Sunday through Tuesday. Source: AAP / AP / Markus Schreiber
“You’ve got to have really, really honest discussions about the implications of what’s going on, the pressures that individual friends and partners are feeling,” Mr Johnson said.
Along with global energy and soaring food prices, climate change, an increasingly assertive China and the rise of authoritarianism are also set to be on the agenda during the leaders’ talks.
Protests continue to rage days after Roe v Wade overruling
“I feel that my country doesn’t care about me. I feel like they are willing to … I know that they are willing to let me die instead of make my own decisions.”
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