G7: Trump leaves summit prematurely for meeting with Kim Jong-Un
World leaders have failed to resolve major differences with Donald Trump over trade at the G7 summit in Canada . After a gathering marked by both acrimony and banter, The US President left prematurely for Singapore and a possibly more momentous meeting – with North Korea’s Kim Jong-un. Before he left Donald Trump said he…
G7 overshadowed by Trump’s presence
Described as the most challenging G7 summit in years, the issues of security, trade and climate change were all at the table in Sicily. But so too was President Trump and all eyes and ears were on his stance. And his presence and reputation put a very different perspective on the event that usually prides…
Johnson fails to win G7 backing on sanctions
There’s no G7 backing for Boris Johnson’s call for new sanctions against Russia and Syria after last week’s chemical attack on a rebel-held town. The G7 said they don’t want to push Russia into a corner.