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Merkel expresses skepticism over upcoming G7 summit

Merkel expresses skepticism over upcoming G7 summit

West needs Russia's participation in solving worldwide and regional crises, but can not let Moscow join the G7 group of nations without progress in the Minsk process on Ukrainian reconciliation, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in an ARD TV broadcast on Sunday.

The photo appeared on Merkel's Instagram account, describing the image as a "spontaneous meeting".

USA president Donald Trump put the cat among the pigeons from the start of the G7 summit in Quebec, suggesting that former member Russian Federation should be reinstated.

"I think everyone knows that there will be hard discussions there", said the Chancellor, referring to the two-day G7 summit, which will start on Friday in Charlevoix in Canada's Quebec.

The image was shared shortly after Trump held a press conference before departing the summit to head to Singapore for his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. "And if it's not fixed, we're not going to deal with those countries", Trump said.

The photo was posted on Twitter by Merkel's spokesman Steffen Seibert, crediting it to official German government photographer Jesco Denzel.

"I would say that the level of relationship is a 10".

The 28-member bloc - soon to lose the United Kingdom after the 2016 referendum to exit the European Union - managed to grapple with a financial meltdown and the biggest influx of refugees since World War II only with "great effort", Merkel said. Angela and Emmanuel and Justin. Despite this, they were seen at the summit on good terms, and President Macron's team said his talks with Trump were "frank and robust". But she also struck a more conciliatory tone at the summit, urging fellow leaders to step back from the brink of a possible trade war.

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