The first day of the G7 in Taormina ended with a dinner hosted by Italian President of the Republic Sergio Mattarella, preceded by the Scala Philharmonic Orchestra’s performance in the stunning setting of the Greek Theater.
The summit began this morning at 11:30, with a welcome ceremony, and continued with three working sessions, on foreign and security policy, international economy and sustainable growth. At the end of the first day, leaders signed the G7 Taormina Statement on the Fight Against Terrorism and Violent Extremism.
Sessions will resume tomorrow morning when G7 leaders will be joined by the Heads of State and of Government from five African countries, as well as by representatives of various international organizations.
In this video, we look at the key moments of this first day.