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G7 split on reallocating $100 bln IMF funds to COVID-hit nations

Group of Seven leaders were trying to resolve differences over a proposal to reallocate $100 billion from the International Monetary Fund’s warchest to help countries struggling to cope with the COVID-19 crisis. An almost final version of the G7 communique seen by Reuters showed Germany and Italy had […]

Prime Minister participates in the first Outreach Session of G7 Summit

DELHI, JUNE 12: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi participated in the first Outreach Session of the G7 Summit today.   The session, titled ‘Building Back Stronger – Health’, focused on global recovery from the coronavirus pandemic and on strengthening resilience against future pandemics.  During the session, Prime Minister […]

G7 to counter China’s clout with big infrastructure project – senior U.S. official

The Group of Seven will seek to rival China’s multi-trillion-dollar Belt and Road initiative on Saturday by announcing a global infrastructure plan to help developing nations, a senior official in U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration said. The G7 is trying to find a coherent response to the growing […]

Biden to urge G-7 leaders to call out, compete with China

CARBIS BAY, England — The United States plans to push democratic allies on Saturday to publicly call out China for forced labor practices as the Group of Seven leaders gather at a summit where they will also unveil an infrastructure plan meant to compete with Beijing’s efforts in […]

G-7 gathers to pledge 1B coronavirus vaccine shots for world

CARBIS BAY, England — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson greeted world leaders on a wooden boardwalk on the freshly raked sand of Carbis Bay to open the Group of Seven summit Friday, offering elbow bumps to dignitaries gathering for the first time since the onset of the COVID-19 […]

Russia says China would be needed in expanded G7 summit: TASS

MOSCOW – Russia is not in talks with Washington about its potential role at an expanded Group of Seven summit later this year, Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Saturday, insisting that China should also be included in the event. His comments to TASS news agency countered […]

Macron G-7 gamble points to ‘roadmap’ out of US-Iran morass

BIARRITZ, France — The surprise invitation of Iran’s foreign minister on the sidelines of the G-7 summit offers a “roadmap” to end a U.S.-Iran nuclear impasse and a proposed meeting between the leaders of the two countries, France’s president said Monday. U.S. President Donald Trump appeared to agree, […]

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