Merkel says there will be no invite for Putin to G7
“The G7 and former G8 group has always viewed itself as a community of values” Chancellor Merkel told Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung newspaper.
“The annexation of Crimea, which is a blatant violation of the principles of international law, and the events in eastern Ukraine are serious violations of these common values.” Read more >
During Germany’s G7 Presidency the BMZ will hold the chair of the G7 Food Security Working Group. The BMZ has suggested that the G7 develop an “expanded food security agenda” that goes beyond merely increasing production and promoting investment in agriculture to underline the wide-ranging significance of food security. Read more>
Invest in Infrastructure!
That’s the advice from former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown speaking to World leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
He said: “There’s big momentum now at a time, as I keep saying, when interest rates are low. This may be the best time in our history to do this. And the need in America and Europe as well as emerging markets is obvious.” Read more>