The US President Donald trump said that it was postponing the G7 summit that he wanted to spend at the end of June, and proposes to expand the list of countries invited to participate in them – we are talking about Russia, Australia, South Korea and India, reports BBC.
The summit, according to the plan of trump, should signal the stabilization of the situation with coronavirus.
Talking to reporters on Board his plane while returning to Washington from Cape Canaveral in Florida, where the launch of the spacecraft “dragon” with NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Robert Behnken on Board, trump said that he believes the “Big seven” in its current format is “very outdated group of countries”.
“I put it [the summit] because I don’t feel that the G7 adequately represents what is happening in the world,” – said the President of the United States.
Reuters calls it a turning point for trump, who sought to take the group of major industrialized countries in Washington as a demonstration that the United States return to normal life after the epidemic of the coronavirus. Victims of the virus were already more than 103 million Americans.
20 may trump first said that in June would like to spend head to the G7 summit. He pointed to the fact that the summit will signal to the world to stabilize the situation with coronavirus. In addition to the USA in the “Big seven” includes Canada, Britain, Germany, France, Italy and Japan.
Now trump has stated that it intends to postpone the summit until at least September and that it should invite Russia, South Korea, Australia and India, passes si-EN-EN.
Director of White house strategic communications, Alyssa Farah said that the President, among other things, wants to discuss in this expanded format, “the future of China.”