TRUMP postpones G7 Summit till September, wants India, Russia, Australia and South Korea to be included

PM Modi, Trump set to meet at G7 summit on August 26, India News ...

US President Donald Trump has postponed the G7 Summit which was to be held in June till September this year saying the grouping is “outdated” that needs to incorporate other important and emerging democracies. Apparently, the US and UK proposed the expansion of G7 grouping to counter China. Speaking to reporters on Air Force One while returning to Washington from Florida, he said The Group of Seven nations formed in 1975 has become outdated. It is not properly represented.POTUS  Trump has expressed his desire to expand the Group to G10 or G11, including India and three other nations Russia, Australia and South Korea to the grouping of the world’s top economies. The G7 members are US, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the UK . Trump has been suggesting that there is no greater example of reopening amid the COVID-19 pandemic than holding an in-person G7 summit in America by the end of June. The G7 Summit could happen before the UN General Assembly session in September. The Presidential election in the US is scheduled for November 3. Trump is seeking the second term in the White House.  French President Emmanuel Macron had invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the G7 Summit held in the country in 2019. There were other invitees-South Africa, Australia, Chile, Egypt, Rwanda, Burkina Faso, Senegal, and Spain. (courtesy for the image to WION)

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