Democracies of the world must unite at G7

By The Canberra Times
Updated June 11 2021 - 1:27am, first published June 10 2021 - 2:00pm
US President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden arrive on Air Force One at Cornwall Airport on Wednesday. Picture: Getty Images

It is easy to dismiss grand gatherings of political leaders as mere talkfests. And it's true that egos will be well massaged at the upcoming summit of G7 prime ministers and presidents. There will be pictures of Scott Morrison and Joe Biden locked in a clinch, hands clutching elbows, faces beaming with smiles like long-lost brothers.