After days of insults, Trump and Trudeau pal around at G7

After days of insults, Trump and Trudeau pal around at G7

Speaking before his departure from the G7 summit in Quebec on Saturday, Trump also defended the punishing steel and aluminium tariffs he has imposed on his fellow G7 leaders - all of whom are feeling the sting of those newly imposed measures.

He said he suggested cutting all of the tariffs, duties and even government subsidies among the G7 countries, and said other leaders would "go back to the drawing board and check it out".

French President Emmanuel Macron said at a briefing following the summit that "the G7 meeting did not allow us to remove all the differences, but it allowed us, in conditions of the existing tension, to preserve unity on all issues where it was possible".

President Donald Trump leaves after holding a press conference ahead of his early departure from the G7 Summit on June 9, 2018 in La Malbaie, Canada. I think it would be good for the world.

Russian Federation seemed unconcerned. State news agencies quoted Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov as saying, "We are putting the emphasis on other formats".

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said earlier that Russia's return to the club was out of the question.

A photograph taken shows just how tight the handshake was, with Trump's hand left with a white mark.

For the past week, it was an open question in official Ottawa whether Trump would actually show up, given his recent trade actions against the other G7 countries and his increasingly antagonistic comments about their approach to worldwide relations.

Trump addressed a wide range of concerns in comments to the press before leaving the G7 meeting in Canada.

"The United States has been taken advantage of for decades and decades", he continued, describing America as a "piggy bank that everyone keeps robbing".

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He said he "came up with the term fake news" because much of the USA press "is very dishonest".

Macron has made clear if talks don't lead to compromise, the other six leaders would be willing to sign a joint communique by the end of the summit without the U.S. But the president's focus may be divided.

Trump called for Russia's reinstatement to the group before he arrived at the annual summit taking place in Quebec.

Trump showed up late and will leave early on Saturday, heading to Singapore for his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

"We will continue to demonstrate that we're interested in defending Canadian interests and, on top of that, it turns out I'm defending American interests because these tariffs they're putting forward are going to hurt American workers as well", Trudeau said Thursday.

He added, "if they retaliate, they're making a mistake".

Trump railed against trade deficits and said he may pursue separate trade deals with Canada and Mexico to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement.

In an "extraordinary" exchange between the leaders on Friday, Trump repeated a list of grievances about USA trade, mainly with the European Union and Canada, a French presidency official told reporters.

He did not back away or blunt his critiques, and despite first-name references to "Angela", and "Justin", Trump did little to disguise his distrust of the worldwide consensus model of world affairs that the G-7 represents.

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