State Secretary Antony J. Blinken will travel to Germany on June 23 to participate with the foreign ministers on June 24 at the ministerial conference “Uniting for Global Food Security” in Berlin. from both Russia’s brutal, unprovoked war on Ukraine and the ongoing challenges of climate change, the COVID-19 pandemic, other conflicts and supply chain challenges.
On June 25, Secretary Blinken will travel to Schloss Elmau to join President Biden for the G7 leadership summit. G7 leaders will discuss a range of pressing global issues, including our unwavering support for a democratic, sovereign and prosperous Ukraine, economic and democratic resilience, addressing the climate crisis, development infrastructure, global health security and the food and energy crisis caused by Russia’s war against Ukraine.
The secretary will then travel to Madrid, Spain, for the NATO summit on June 29-30. At the NATO summit, Alliance leaders will endorse a new Strategic Concept to guide NATO’s transformation over the next decade, from strengthening deterrence and defense to building resilience against transnational and hybrid threats, including cyber and climate, to deepen partnerships with like-minded partners in Europe and Asia to strengthen the rules-based international order.