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Biden declares 'America is back' in welcome words to allies

February 20, 2021 1:30 pm

Without mentioning Donald Trump's name once in his speech, Biden mixed talk of a reinvigorated democratic alliance with a rebuke of his predecessor's approach, a message warmly received by Western allies.

U.S. tells G7 that it is back at the table to help with global recovery

February 13, 2021 9:48 am

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen told her peers from the Group of Seven rich democracies that Washington was committed to multilateralism and “places a high priority on deepening our international engagement and strengthening our alliances.”

How Emmanuel Macron positioned himself as star of the G-7 show

August 28, 2019 11:52 am

With Trump deepening U.S. isolation on major global issues, and Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany on a glide path out of power, Macron has become the leading champion of European unity and multilateralism.

Squabbles erupt as G7 leaders open summit in French resort

August 25, 2019 9:44 am

Despite the Brexit tensions, diplomats played down the likelihood of Trump and Johnson joining hands against the rest, citing Britain's foreign policy alignment with Europe on issues from Iran and trade to climate change.

UK plans to become first G7 economy with net zero carbon emissions by 2050

June 12, 2019 9:51 pm

Legislation aiming to achieve that will be laid out in Parliament on Wednesday and will amend the Climate Change Act passed in 2008.

Witnesses describe horror as Toronto van crash leaves 10 pedestrians dead, 15 injured

April 24, 2018 6:55 pm

The incident is one of the most violent in recent Canadian history. A former Canadian university student pleaded guilty last month to killing six men praying in a Quebec City mosque in January 2017.

Toronto van incident highlights: 10 people left dead in Canada, Justin Trudeau calls it 'tragic, senseless'

April 24, 2018 11:22 pm

Toronto van incident: Canadian PM Justin Trudeau said, "Tonight, the hearts and thoughts of an entire country are with the families and friends of those killed in Toronto today. We also wish all those injured a fast and full recovery."

G7 foreign ministers' summit opposes Russia's behavior: US official

April 23, 2018 9:06 am

Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven (G7) met in Toronto for two days and discussed tensions with Moscow, Iran and North Korea, while also addressing political problems in Venezuela and Myanmar.

Italy PM says agrees that Europe must take fate into own hands

May 30, 2017 7:30 pm

While addressing a joint press conference with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Italy's Paolo Gentiloni said that he agrees with Angela Merkel's statement that Europeans need to take the future into their own hands.

Angela Merkel: G7 has no plans to lift Russia sanctions

May 26, 2016 9:50 pm

Angela Merkel on the sidelines of the G7 summit in Japan said that the credibility test at G7 is their ability to defend the common values they share and no change in their stance on the Russian sanctions is expected.