Trump pushes back G7 summit as U.S. cities burn over George Floyd protests


As U.S. towns seethe with racial unrest, U.S. President Donald Trump has abruptly abandoned his plan to invite Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and other world leaders to Washington in June for a meeting of the G7.

Instead, Trump now says he wants to hold the summit this fall — and to bring Russia, India, South Korea and Australia into the fold to broaden what he calls a “very outdated” group of leading world economies.


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He’s musing about scheduling the collection in September, perhaps coinciding with the once a year United Countries Common Recommend assembly in New York, and even after the presidential election in November.

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Trudeau didn’t rule out the potential for attending a gathering in June, however German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s workplace made it transparent Saturday she would no longer attend until the process the continued COVID-19 outbreak modified dramatically.

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The about-face comes at a second of deep department within the U.S. as protesters around the nation damage storefront home windows, set patrol vehicles ablaze and conflict with rebel squads within the aftermath of the dying of George Floyd in police custody.

Floyd, a black guy, died Monday whilst being detained via officials in Minneapolis after allegedly making an attempt to make use of a counterfeit US$20 invoice.

Derek Chauvin, the ex-officer noticed on cell phone video kneeling on Floyd’s neck for greater than 8 mins whilst Floyd pleaded for his existence, has been charged with manslaughter and third-degree homicide.






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