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China Tops the Agenda at G7 Foreign Ministers Meeting

G7 foreign ministers meet in London for their first face-to-face talks in more than two years. Stefan Rousseau / POOL / AFP

China topped the agenda at Tuesday’s G7 foreign ministers meeting in London, the first time envoys from the world’s seven wealthiest countries have met in person since the COVID-19 outbreak.

The ministers spent two hours, four times longer than other topics, discussing how to form a united front to address China’s growing influence around the world and reassert what U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken says is the “international rules-based order.”

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