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Trump meets European Union leaders in Brussels

European Council President Donald Tusk said on Friday he was "positively surprised" by Donald Trump's support for the EU as it manages Britain's departure, adding the US president had agreed Brexit was just "an incident and not a threat".


G-7 leaders back stronger fight against terror

G-7 leaders back stronger fight against terror

IN G-7 summit, Trump is likely to emphasize on curbing the financing part of (ISIS) Islamic terrorism. Macron won the French presidency on May 7. "The threat has entered a new stage (as North Korea tests missiles and nuclear weapons) ... German Chancellor Angela Merkel says G-7 talks on climate change were "unsatisfactory". Trump tweeted he would decide on Paris next week. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, the leader with the third-most seniority at the G7 table, will be looking to find ...


Iran ready for talks 'toward peace' with Arab states

Iran ready for talks 'toward peace' with Arab states

Political arguments stalled approval of the contract terms the government would offer, and US financial sanctions - and the potential threat of additional curbs - continue to dissuade many would-be worldwide investors. "Clearly it's going to be hard to back down on some of this stuff", said Abbas Milani, director of the Iranian Studies program at Stanford University.



Trumps are welcomed to the Vatican by Pope Francis

We had a fantastic meeting and we had a fantastic tour, it was really handsome. "We're liking Italy very, very much". "I leave the Vatican more determined than ever to pursue PEACE in our world". "He is something", Trump said of the Pope. Who knows, but either way Melania Trump's staff confirmed that she appreciated that the pope had cracked a joke tailor-made for her.



Trump still not backing Paris climate agreement: Italy's PM

And he abandoned his criticism of Saudi Arabia's human rights record following his warm welcome in the desert kingdom this week. The G-7 countries are: Canada, France, Italy , Japan, Germany, the United States and the UK. A summit of G7 leaders on Friday failed to make progress on narrowing differences between the United States and its partners on climate change, hosts Italy said.



Italy's Taormina hosts G7 summit

The U.S. pledged to reduce its annual greenhouse gas emissions in 2025 by 26 to 28 percent below 2005 levels, which would be a reduction of about 1.6 billion tons of annual emissions. European Union nations are eager for a clear US pledge "to fight all forms of protectionism", said the diplomat, who declined to be named. "I believe the European Union and the United States will have a common policy on sanctions towards Russian Federation, too".