French President Emmanuel Macron, the host of this weekend’s Group of Seven summit, has publicly expressed hope that the G-7 leaders will reaffirm a shared commitment to democratic ideals and multilateral cooperation in an era of political and economic turmoil. That’s probably wishful thinking.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Sunday said he and President Donald Trump were “gung-ho” about a post-Brexit trade deal but cautioned the United States would be tough negotiators and that he would not rush talks.
A top Iranian official paid an unannounced visit on Sunday to the G7 summit and headed straight to the building where leaders of the world’s major democracies have been debating how to handle the country’s nuclear ambitions.
More than 9,000 anti-G7 protesters joined a mass march across the French-Spanish border on Saturday as world leaders arrived for a summit in Biarritz just hours after activists clashed with police.
Leaders of the Group of Seven nations said on Sunday they are preparing to help Brazil battle fires burning across the Amazon region and repair the damage as tens of
French authorities arrested five people for encouraging attacks on a hotel slated to accommodate police during this weekend’s G7 summit, sources said on Tuesday, as more than 13,000 members of the security forces prepared to deploy for the event.
US President Donald Trump threatened his French hosts with taxes on their wines on Friday as he headed to a G7 summit in France with a series of parting shots, including another broadside
The G7 released a statement that was tweeted by British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab, saying the recent decision to change Hong Kong’s electoral system indicated that authorities in China were determined to eliminate dissenting voices and opinions in Hong Kong.
The UN chief told a high-level meeting of the UN Security Council that 130 countries have not received a single dose of vaccine and declared that “at this critical moment, vaccine equity is the biggest moral test before the global community.”