The G7 summit, which will bring together the heads of state of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States, is being held in the French city of Biarritz on 24-26 August. The official theme of this year’s meeting, chaired by French President Emmanuel Macron, is the fight against inequality and the advancement of universal access to social welfare.
The summit is expected to be accompanied by widespread anti-globalist protests. The "Alternative summit" camp will be located in the Basque village of Urrugne, 15 miles south of Biarritz.
A row simmering between French President Emmanuel Macron and his Brazilian counterpart Jair Bolsonaro may backfire affecting Brazil's economic and environmental situations, says Brazilian professor Ariane Roder, citing the G7-proposed financial aid to tackle fires in the Amazon and the long-anticipated EU-Mercosur deal.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia's return to the Group of Seven, which would effectively revive the G8 format, is important in terms of providing an effective response to acute international problems, Gunnar Beck, a member of the European Parliament from the Alternative for Germany (AfD) party, has stated.
As the Amazon rainforest has been hit by the most intense blazes for almost a decade, the issue of Brazil’s handling of the fires fuelled increased ill-feeling between France’s President Emmanuel Macron and his Brazilian counterpart Jair Bolsonaro.
BIARRITZ (Sputnik) - The leaders of the Group of Seven most industrialised nations published a five-point joint declaration on Monday, wrapping up three days of talks in the French seaside town of Biarritz.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has jumped at the opportunity to again bring up the issue of Brexit at the G7 summit in the French town of Biarritz. According to scholars, Johnson is seeking to strengthen ties between the US and the Commonwealth ahead of the 31 October deadline.
French President Emmanuel Macron seemingly tried to kill two birds at once on Sunday by hosting the G7 summit and holding talks with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif amid the US-Iran standoff, according to international observers.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US President Donald Trump has stated that serving in his current position as head of state will cost him up to $5 billion as a result of forgone business opportunities.
During the G7 summit, which started on 24 August, leaders of the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Japan, Canada, Italy, and France discussed political, military, social, environmental, and economic issues.
The Presidents of France and the United States have organised a joint press conference on the third day of G7 summit, taking place in Biarritz, France, after having discussed a number of topics in bilateral and international relations.
Leaders of the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Japan, Canada, Italy and France gathered in the city of Biarritz in southwestern France for a three-day annual summit on 24 August to discuss politics, military, social, environmental and economic issues.
It seems that a fancy dinner prepared by Michelin-star chefs during the G7 summit in Biarritz, France didn't go very well after US President Donald Trump demanded that the group readmit Russia.
Heads of state gathered in Biarritz, France, for the annual G7 summit over the weekend to discuss a wide array of global issues, including trade wars, nuclear tensions, and environmental concerns - and the three-day meetings have reportedly exposed a rift between US President Donald Trump and his counterparts within the Group of Seven.
Apart from making decisions on world affairs and talking international politics, the leaders of the group of seven also had time to socialise with their better halves during the summit in Biarritz. It seems like the French seaside put some of them in a more playful mood.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - US President Donald Trump said that several members of the Group of Seven (G7) are interested in inviting Russia back to the organisation, following five years of its absence from the bloc after tensions over Crimea.
The three-day summit of G7 leaders that is being held in France, highlights a number of burning issues troubling the international community - the US-China trade war, tensions with Iran and raging fires in the Amazon rainforest.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who has recently been sanctioned by Washington, made a somewhat big entrance on Sunday as he unexpectedly arrived in France's Biarritz where the G7 summit was being held.
The G7 leaders closed the second day of the summit with talks on a number of issues, including the current trade war, relations with Iran and raging fires in the Amazon rainforest.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - US President Donald Trump had a spat with other G7 leaders at the summit in Biarritz when attempting to promote the idea of Russia's return to the group, a newspaper reported on Monday, citing European diplomatic sources.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - French police detained 19 people in connection with protests near Biarritz, host city of the G7 summit, the Sud-Ouest newspaper reported on Sunday, citing the prefecture of the Atlantic Pyrenees department.
BERLIN (Sputnik) - There has been a constructive discussion regarding Iran at the ongoing G7 summit in France with all sides advocating a diplomatic solution to the issue of the Tehran nuclear programme, German Chancellor Angela Merkel told reporters.