For the first time in its history, Chile was invited to participate in a meeting of the G7, a group of countries characterized by having the most powerful economies in the world.
The invitation to the president of Chile, Sebastián Piñera, was sent by the French president, Emmanuel Macron, who is currently holding the pro-tempore position of leader of the G7.
This event, as stated in an official statement, will be held between August 24 and 26 this year.
“It will be the first time in history that a Chilean president participates in this forum that brings together the leaders of Germany, Canada, the United States, France, Italy, Japan and the United Kingdom”, summarizes part of the press release.
The G7, created in 1973 and currently represents 64% of global wealth, will address in that meeting measures to strengthen respect for democracy, human rights and fundamental freedoms, the reduction of inequalities, in addition to promoting the free market and respect for institutionality and laws, concludes the note.