Category Archives: G7

UK would veto Russia’s return to G7

Boris Johnson’s spokesperson says UK will not support move unless Moscow “ceases aggressive and destabilizing activity.” Any push by Donald Trump to readmit Russia to the G7 gathering of economically advanced nations would be vetoed by the UK, Boris Johnson’s official spokesperson said Monday. Trump announced Saturday he is postponing the annual G7 summit, which was due to be hosted

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Trump Puts G7 Summit Proposal to Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin could be invited to an expanded G7 meeting later this year. U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday proposed his plan to include Russia in an expanded G7 summit in a phone call with President Vladimir Putin, the Kremlin said. It said Trump “informed” Putin of his plan to hold a rescheduled G7 “with possible invitation of

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Trump delays ‘outdated’ G7 leaders’ summit

US President Donald Trump has said he will postpone this year’s G7 summit and invite leaders of other countries to participate in the talks. “I don’t feel that… it properly represents what’s going on in the world. It’s a very outdated group of countries,” Mr Trump said on Saturday. The G7 group, which the US hosts this year, includes Canada,

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G7 Ambassadors meet with Ukrainian experts to discuss local bill on disinformation

23:27, 28 February 2020 Possible approaches to combating the serious problem of disinformation were discussed. G7 Ambassadors, namely those of the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, France, Italy, Germany, and Japan, have met with Ukrainian experts to discuss a Ukrainian bill on disinformation. “G7 Ambassadors heard local experts’ perspectives and concerns on draft disinformation legislation and discussed the challenges and

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RT Questions Tusks’ Claim Ukraine a Better G7 Fit than Russia

RT anonymous author “How this made Kyiv more suitable to be invited to the club of leading economies, even as a guest, Tusk did not explain.” Source: Russian state broadcaster RT, August 24, 2019 With the Group of Seven (G7) leaders of the world’s advanced economies three-day summit concluding on August 26 in Biarritz, France, U.S. President Donald Trump once

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Trump’s demands for Russia’s readmission cause row in Biarritz – media

U.S. president argues Putin should be included in discussions on Iran, Syria and North Korea. Donald Trump has rowed with his fellow G7 leaders over his demand that Russia be readmitted to the group, rejecting arguments that it should remain an association of liberal democracies, according to diplomats at the summit in Biarritz, The Guardian reports. The disagreement led to

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Trump Calls to Allow Russia to Join G7, Moscow Responds With Skepticism

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday it would be appropriate to let Russia join the G7 group of advanced industrialized countries. Speaking to reporters at the White House, Trump noted his Democratic predecessor, Barack Obama, had wanted Russia out of what used to be the G8 “because Putin outsmarted him.” Trump: “I think it would be asset to have Russia back in. I think

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Trump, Macron agree that Russia should be invited to next year’s G7 conference – media

Trump is expected to broach the topic with other world leaders this weekend at the G7. U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday expressed his support for reinstating Russia into the G7, and French President Emmanuel Macron has agreed with the President that Russia should be invited to the G7 conference in 2020, according to a senior administration official. Later on

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