Macron said the message of other G7 leaders to Trump on the Iran deal should be: "You're not comfortable with an agreement signed by your predecessor, maybe just because it was signed by your predecessor, but don't stop others from respecting it and don't push Iran to leave, because today it's the best protection we have".
This year's G7 summit comes at a time, when leaders of seven major economies view the current global order as a historic division between Washington and its major allies in North America, Europe and Asia. There'd been speculation Trump would cancel his appearance at the meeting amid widespread criticism from allies over steel and aluminum tariffs imposed by the U.S.in recent weeks.
The summit has already been dubbed the "G6 plus one" due to Mr Trump's isolation over trade and his decision to pull the United States out of the Iran nuclear deal.
Trudeau, UK Prime Minister Theresa May, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron all oppose Trump's trade policies, and along with Mexico vowed to impose retaliatory tariffs on United States goods.
The country was expelled from what was then called the G8 after it annexed Crimea.
"Looking forward to straightening out unfair Trade Deals with the G-7 countries".
According to Sputnik News, Kremlin spokesman Dmitriy Peskov responded to Trump's call for reinstatement, saying, "Russia is focused on other formats, apart from the G7".Читайте также: Amazon.com to screen Premier League soccer for first time
Trudeau told reporters the USA national security justification for the tariffs on steel and aluminum was "laughable". Trump said in Washington as he was departing for the summit in Canada. Trump again railed against trade deficits with other countries and repeated that he may pursue separate negotiations with Canada and Mexico to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement. European Council President Donald Tusk warned that Mr Trump's stance on trade threatened the "rules-based worldwide order".
Mr Xi told media after their meeting that both he and his Russian counterpart felt "the China-Russia comprehensive strategic partnership is mature, firm and stable".
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is hosting the world's most powerful countries at the two-day summit in La Malbaie, in Quebec's Charlevoix region.
Sebastian Mallaby, a senior fellow with the Council on Foreign Relations, described the relationships between the USA and the rest of the G7 as at a "new level of crisis", saying that it was not just about trade but "a general USA attitude toward the system".
"It may not be politically correct, but we have a world to run". Leaders of Italy's new populist government are known to have cultivated friendly ties to Moscow and have been vocal critics of sanctions on Russian Federation.
Since the heads of state of China, Russia and Mongolia held their first meeting more than three years ago, the three countries have centered on aligning China's Belt and Road Initiative with Russia's development strategies, especially its transcontinental rail plan, and Mongolia's "development path" initiative, deepened cooperation and yielded results, said Xi.
Trump will skip part of the summit on Saturday as he travels to Singapore to meet with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un in hopes of resolving the North Korean nuclear crisis.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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