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G7 countries agree to 'ambitious' communique despite global trade differences: Trudeau

G7 countries agree to 'ambitious' communique despite global trade differences: Trudeau

Flanked by Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow and National Security Adviser John Bolton, Trump said the ultimate goal of US trade policy was the elimination of tariffs and subsidies.

President Donald Trump is defending his decision to constantly bash the press - both at home and on foreign soil - as he participates in his first solo news conference in more than a year.

Mr. Trump, though, said conversations were cordial and respectful at the summit.

Trump also suggested that Friday and Saturday's summit had been "very, very successful", and dismissed claims of tensions between the United States and other nations, describing their relationship "a 10".

Russian Federation was expelled from the group four years ago as a effect to its annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region.

Trump says he will depart shortly for Singapore on a "mission of peace".

US President Donald Trump's attempt to overthrow or renegotiate a series of global agreements constitutes a threat to the post Cold War order, European Union president Donald Tusk warned on Friday.

"What worries me most however is the fact that the rules-based worldwide order is being challenged, quite surprisingly not by the usual suspects but by its main architect and guarantor: the U.S.", he said. The U.S. president delivered a rambling statement before taking questions from journalists.

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

Trudeau said the communique has "strong commitments about the actions we are going to take".

Trump announced the move last month to the dismay of partners in Europe and beyond who were left scrambling to keep the landmark 2015 agreement in place. "And we charge nothing", he said.

The weekend meeting marked the first time other countries began employing new way of dealing with Trump in person, pushing back on his declarations and threats and trying to illustrate the damage he was doing to the USA economy.

"They understand that. They know it".

May pleaded with fellow leaders to step back from the brink of a damaging trade war at a session of the summit on Friday night.

Justin Trudeau, the Canadian prime minister and host of the summit, condemned the Russian Federation comments.

There was little expectation of a major breakthrough at the summit - held in the mountainous Quebec village of La Malbaie - on trade given Mr. Trump's temperament and long-held protectionist ideology, but the President insisted he got along well with Mr. Trudeau and other leaders who stood up to him. Canada, Mexico and the European Union all threatened retaliatory tariffs after their exemption status was lifted.

Trudeau had made the issue of gender equality a priority for the gathering.

US President Donald Trump has planned to leave the summit of the Group of Seven wealthy nations before it discusses climate change and the health of oceans, underlining fractures in the G7 exacerbated by US trade tariffs.

But details are scant so far, and clear differences are remaining.

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