US Vice President Kamala Harris is set to join world leaders at the Munich Security Conference in Germany, where the war in Ukraine will be at the top of the agenda.
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and French President Emmanuel Macron will be among those speaking Friday, the first day of the three-day summit. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky will also appear by videolink.
The conference comes just ahead of the one-year anniversary of of Russia's invasion of Ukraine on February 24.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell are among other top officials in attendance.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said in a tweet on Friday morning: "It has now been almost one year since Russia brought an imperialistic war to our continent. At the @MunSecConf, let us renew our commitment to a global order governed by the rule of law – not the right of might."
Russian government officials were not invited to this year’s annual MSC.