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WorldG7 leaders struggle for breakthrough on economy, Iran

10:30  26 august  2019
10:30  26 august  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Squabbles erupted among G 7 nations on Saturday as their leaders gathered for an annual summit French President Emmanuel Macron, the summit host, planned the three-day meeting in the Atlantic seaside resort of Biarritz as a chance to unite a group of wealthy countries that has struggled in

European leaders have struggled to tamp down the brewing confrontation between Iran and the United States since Trump pulled Washington French officials sought to bill the meeting as important to “refine Iranian propositions” to help defuse the crisis after G 7 leaders had discussed Iran over

G7 leaders struggle for breakthrough on economy, Iran
G7 leaders struggle for breakthrough on economy, Iran
G7 leaders struggle for breakthrough on economy, Iran
G7 leaders struggle for breakthrough on economy, Iran
G7 leaders struggle for breakthrough on economy, Iran
G7 leaders struggle for breakthrough on economy, Iran
G7 leaders struggle for breakthrough on economy, Iran

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BIARRITZ, France (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump at the Group of Seven summit. (all times local):

12:25 a.m.

President Donald Trump will have a partner at a news conference to mark the conclusion of a gathering of world leaders.

The White House says French President Emmanuel Macron will join Trump at Monday's question-and-answer session with reporters to mark the end of the annual Group of Seven summit.

France holds the G-7 presidency and leaders have been meeting since Saturday in the seaside town of Biarritz, in southwestern France.

The other G-7 members are Britain, Germany, Japan, Italy and Canada. The group is made up of the world's wealthiest democracies.

Earlier:

G-7 leaders are wrapping up a summit dominated by tensions over U.S. trade policies and a surprise visit by Iran's top diplomat.

Macron says will meet Iranians before G7 summit

Macron says will meet Iranians before G7 summit France’s president said on Wednesday he would meet Iranian officials ahead of this weekend's G7 summit and make proposals to help de-escalate tensions between Washington and Tehran. © Reuters/SPUTNIK French President Macron attends a meeting with Russian President Putin at Fort Bregancon near the village of Bormes-les-Mimosas "In the coming hours before the G7 I will have meetings with the Iranians to propose things," Emmanuel Macron told reporters. Iran’s foreign minister said earlier this week he would meet Macron and Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian in Paris on Friday.

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European leaders rounded on US President Donald Trump over his trade threats Saturday at a G 7 summit in France marred by trans-Atlantic tension But once the evening ended, the leaders faced two intensely tricky days of a summit overshadowed by Trump's trade war talk even before it started.

U.S. President Donald Trump and summit host French President Emmanuel Macron will finish off the three-day summit with a joint news conference Monday.

But first the leaders of the Group of Seven rich democracies — the U.S., France, Britain, Germany, Japan, Canada and Italy — are holding a string of meetings on climate change, how digitalization is transforming the world and other issues.

The troubled world economy is overshadowing the meetings in the French Atlantic resort of Biarritz.

Macron also took a big gamble by inviting the Iranian foreign minister to Biarritz, hoping to secure a breakthrough in global tensions over Iran's nuclear program.

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