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.
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.
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."
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 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.