On Friday, may 26, in Taormina, in Sicily, began the G7 summit. The leaders of «seven» guard 7 thousand police officers and soldiers, coast patrolling warships. For the US President Donald trump Sicily was the last stop of his first foreign tour.
On the first day the focus of the summit was devoted to the problems of global warming. It is known that in the past, trump claimed that climate change «is an invention of the Chinese,» and in March, the U.S. President signed a decree on the abolition of key elements of the plan to combat global warming developed by the Obama administration.
It is currently unclear what the position of President of the United States under the Paris agreement, regulatory measures for reducing carbon dioxide in the atmosphere from 2020.
Today, however, trump’s adviser on economic Affairs Gary Cohn stressed that the President’s views are changing and, in the end, he «will take the decision that will be best for the United States,» reports Digital Journal.
Some observers have dubbed the summit of «six against one», referring to the contradictory attitude of the six leaders to the President of the United States.
One of the most important topics of the summit will be the policy of sanctions against Russia. Thus, according to Deutsche Welle, about the return of Russia in the prestigious international club may not be considered.