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Donald Trump says Russian Federation should be be allowed to rejoin G7

10 June 2018

Hours earlier, he criticised the Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for "being so indignant" at the imposition of United States tariffs, and railed against French President Emmanuel Macron for his alliance with Trudeau.

In another tweet, Trump said he's "looking forward to seeing" Macron and Trudeau and accused them of "charging the us massive tariffs and create non-monetary barriers".

Many U.S. lawmakers, both Republicans and Democrats, have also expressed concern about Trump's departure from past U.S. views on trade, Russia, and the worldwide order.

The Canadian Prime Minister's office, however, noted that Trudeau said nothing he has not said before either in public, or in private conversations with Trump.

"Canadians, we're polite, we're reasonable, but we also will not be pushed around", Trudeau said.

Speaking during an impropmtu news conference at the G7 summit in Canada on Saturday, Trump said his ultimate goal was the elimination of all trade duties.

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"It's going to change", said Trump.

Heading into the leaders' summit in the town of La Malbaie, there were deep concerns the G7 alliance was fast becoming a G6 plus one because of a widening gulf between the USA and the rest of the group in key areas such as climate and trade.

"I don't know if they were surprised with President Trump's free trade proclamation, but they certainly listened to it and we had lengthy discussions about that", Kudlow said at the press conference. "Canada can't believe they got away with it", Mr. Trump said.

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Trade experts who have watched Trump negotiate with tough words on Twitter before said the bark of Trump's tweets often exceeds the bite of his policy - but that this time, Canada might struggle to respond.

But unanimous agreement by all G7 leaders on two big environmental issues at the 2018 summit eluded Trudeau, hosting the club of advanced industrialized nations for the first time amid tensions stirred by Trump.

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"We are focused on everything we accomplished here at the G7 summit", the statement, released by Cameron Ahmad, said.

"It allowed a dialogue, where for weeks there were uncoordinated unilateral actions and non-cooperation". Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov also said that the G20 is more "perspective format", while his deputy Sergei Ryabkov noted that the G7 was losing its importance, especially given promising alternatives, such as the G20 and BRICS.

Trump says his tariffs are meant to protect US industry and workers from unfair global competition as part of his "America First" agenda. "It's a attractive evening, a great weekend".

The government announced it would impose more than $16.6-billion in retaliatory tariffs, effective July 1, on a variety of USA goods. China has vowed to retaliate in equal measure. He called many current tariffs on USA goods and services "ridiculous". President Donald Trump's move to slap tariffs on steel and aluminum imports and tear up a nuclear deal with Iran.

They also supported the United Kingdom's accusations against Moscow of nerve agent attack in the city of Salisbury.

The US had imposed hefty tariffs on steel and aluminium imports from key allies the Europe Union, Canada and Mexico last week.

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Donald Trump says Russian Federation should be be allowed to rejoin G7