The head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Germany Heiko Maas and German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said no to the invitation to participate in the meeting of the G7 on July 29 in Washington, according to the publication Spiegel, citing sources from the governmental circles of Germany and the United States.
According to Spiegel, the Meuse, and Scholz refused full-time Ministerial meeting of the G7 in Washington, but made it clear that Germany is ready to send Deputy Ministers. In addition, the newspaper writes, apparently, the authorities of other countries "sevens" also refused to meet at the Ministerial level.
Senator Alexei Pushkov commented on the publication "Politekspert" the statement by Donald trump to exclude Russia from the "Big vosmerki".
On the eve of the American leader in response to the call of the competitor in the presidential race, Joe Biden is not invited to Moscow for a G7 summit noted that the reason for its exclusion were the victories in the international arena. Trump said that Russian authorities "big beat" of the Obama administration.
Statements by the President of the United States Donald trump about the motives of his predecessor, Barack Obama allegedly want "to remove" Russia from the "Big eight", due to the election campaign, said RIA Novosti Chairman of the Presidium of the Council on foreign and defense policy of Russia, chief editor of the magazine "Russia in global politics" Fyodor Lukyanov.
Earlier, trump wrote on Twitter that Russia beat Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, who is now running for President of the United States democratic party, so Obama wanted to "remove" it from the G8.
The US President Donald trump called the foreign policy of Russia's victory the reason for its exclusion from the "Big eight".
The head of state ridiculed the call of former us Vice-President Joe Biden is not invited to Moscow for a G7 summit after the publication of the article the New York Times about the alleged contacts between Russian intelligence and the Taliban.
Moscow is studying the proposal of the President of the United States Donald trump to invite Russia to the G7 summit, said Russian Deputy foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov.
Previously, trump said that he carries a meeting "the Big seven" in September and wants to invite an additional four countries: Russia, India, Australia and the Republic of Korea. According to him, the presence of Russia in the G7 requires common sense.
G7 foreign Ministers expressed serious concern about China's draft law on the protection of national security of Hong Kong, accused Beijing of violating the obligations, and urged it to reconsider its decision, said in a joint statement of foreign Ministers, statement on Wednesday, the U.S. state Department.
"We, the Ministers of foreign Affairs of the United States, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the UK, as well as the representative of the European Union high-level stress our serious concerns about China's decision to enact the national security law in respect of Hong Kong", - the document says.
Former U.S. Secretary of state Colin Powell said that he does not consider Russia an enemy of the United States.
Powell, who was Secretary of state during the presidency of George W. Bush, asked the TV channel CNN, as it relates to the proposal of the President of the United States Donald trump to invite Russia to the G7 summit. Powell did not give a definite answer to the question.
If the US withdraw troops from Germany, this will be an occasion for a holiday party, the fact that us troops are still on German soil is the failure of government policy in Berlin, told RIA Novosti one of the coordinators of the annual protests near the American Ramstein air base in Rhineland-Palatinate, German activist Reiner Braun.
"The German government should be ashamed that it doesn't take anything to the American soldiers finally disappeared from the country. This is another failure of German policy. I can say one thing - we'll throw a big party, if these contingents would leave Germany. They are a relic of the cold war, is in no way conducive to peace and freedom, their stay in Germany has exacerbated the confrontation with Russia, contrary to the idea of a unified security policy. This is one reason to increase our activity in order that they do not come to Poland to other US military bases and, above all, Ramstein, the centre of the murder, was closed as soon as possible," said brown.
Italy is studying all the proposals of the partners at the invitation of the countries at the G7 summit, international forums are important for the discussion of pressing issues, said the head of the Italian Ministry of foreign Affairs Luigi Di Maio, commenting on the idea of U.S. President Donald trump to invite Russia to a meeting "the big seven".
"With regard to the proposal of the President of trump, I can say that we consider every invitation that promotes dialogue at the international level, especially those that come from our allies," said Di Maio at a press conference in Berlin after talks with German colleague Heiko Maas.
The question of inviting Russia to a summit of the "big seven" in the United States will be discussed by diplomatic channels, told RIA Novosti press-Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.
The US President Donald trump said Wednesday that the presence of Russia in the G7 requires common sense.
Presence of Russia in the G7 requires common sense, said the President of the United States Donald trump.
In an interview with radio Fox American leader asked what did the President of Russia Vladimir Putin to gain his confidence and return to the club of leading countries of the world.
The G7 plan to suspend payments on debt of the poorest countries before the end of the year or longer, according to a release from the Ministry of Finance of the United States.
The Ministry notes that the coronavirus pandemic has exacerbated the situation with the payment of debts in many countries with low income.
Foreign Minister of Germany Heiko Maas expressed doubt about the need for "intermediate format" between the G7 and the G20 by bringing in seven third countries.
"In addition, (G7), there is the G20 format. Does it make sense to create such an intermediate format - I have my doubts about this," said Maas at a briefing in Berlin, answering the question about the possible expansion of the G7 at the expense of third countries.
Change the format of the group of seven through the inclusion of Russia or other countries is possible only by unanimous decision of the leaders of all of the Union States, said the official representative of the Cabinet of Germany Steffen Seibert.
As earlier informed a press-service of the Kremlin, the President of the United States Donald trump during a recent telephone conversation informed the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin about his idea of holding in September of the G7 summit with the possible invitation of the leaders of Russia, India, Australia and the Republic of Korea.
Donald trump is going to postpone the summit "the Big seven" before the fall, and wants to invite four other countries: Russia, South Korea, Australia and India, as the current format, he said, obsolete. China was not invited — is not surprising, because the behavior of China and propose to discuss at the meeting. Will the friendship Moscow against Beijing, versed RIA Novosti.
"Russia expelled from the G7 following the invasion of Crimea. It is not included and will not be included in "Seven" because of the constant disrespect and unpunished violations of international rules and norms" — so the canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke about the initiative of the President of the United States.
If Russia will receive an invitation to the summit "the big seven" (G7) even as a guest, for Moscow, it will become endorsement of its policies. As reported by UNIAN, said the press Secretary of the Ukrainian foreign Ministry Yekaterina Zelenko.
As previously reported by the press service of the Kremlin, the President of the United States Donald trump in a telephone conversation with Vladimir Putin talked about his idea of holding in September of the G7 summit with the possible invitation of the leaders of Russia, India, Australia and the Republic of Korea.
Prime Minister Narendra modi and US President, Donald trump discussed by phone the upcoming G7 summit, the situation on the Indian-Chinese border and the need for reform at the world health organization.
As earlier informed a press-service of the Kremlin, the trump during a recent telephone conversation informed the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin about his idea of holding in September of the G7 summit with the possible invitation of the leaders of Russia, India, Australia and the Republic of Korea.
South Korea intends to the expansion of the "Big seven" (G7) to become its official member, said Tuesday at a briefing the official representative of the presidential administration of the country is Kang Min Seok.
According to the transcript of the briefing posted on the website of the President of the Republic of Korea moon Jae In, head of the South Korean state during a recent telephone conversation with US President Donald trump said that the current "Big seven" are limited in finding responses and solutions to global issues.
The idea of U.S. President Donald trump on the enlarged meeting of the G7 in principle is moving in the right direction, but does not provide truly universal mission, told RIA Novosti the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.
"For starters, I note that we draw the statement of the President of the United States that he believes "seven" in its current form is "very outdated group of countries", "does not reflect properly what is happening in the world." Agree with such approach", - she said.
All the modalities and nuances associated with the invitation to Russian President Vladimir Putin to join the G7 summit will be discussed by diplomatic channels, said press Secretary of Russian leader Dmitry Peskov.
"Our diplomats will continue to communicate that to the American partners to obtain additional information," - said Peskov.
The Prime Minister of Australia Scott Morrison has accepted the invitation of the President of the United States Donald trump to take part in the G7 summit, the Australian newspaper reports, citing a statement the office of the Australian Prime Minister.
According to the statement, during a telephone conversation trump has invited the Australian Prime Minister to participate in the summit. Last year, Australia also participated in the G7 summit at the invitation of the French side.
The presidents of the United States and Russia Donald trump, and Vladimir Putin discussed arms control and the summit "the big seven", where trump was invited earlier by 4 additional countries, including Russia, said the White house spokesman Judd Deere.
"President trump and Putin discussed the ongoing efforts to combat the pandemic coronavirus and the opening of economies in the world," said Deere.
The Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau, speaking about the idea of U.S. President Donald trump to invite Russia for the forthcoming summit "the Big seven" stated that Russia will remain "outside" of the group.
The press service of the Kremlin informed on Monday announced that trump during a telephone conversation informed the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin about his idea of holding in September of the G7 summit with the possible invitation of the leaders of Russia, India, Australia and the Republic of Korea. Previously the Director of White house strategic communications, Alyssa Farah, said that the summit expanded group of countries will discuss "the future of China."
The UK authorities oppose the return of Russia in the G7 format, but leave for any country to host the summit, the decision about who will be included in the guest list, passes Reuters the statement of the representative of the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson.
Earlier, U.S. President Donald trump said that he intends to postpone the G7 summit until September and to invite four countries - Russia, India, South Korea and Australia. Later, the Director of the White house in strategic communications, Alyssa Farah, said that the summit expanded group of countries will discuss "the future of China."
In the Kremlin yet do not know the details of the idea of U.S. President Donald trump on the invitation of Russia to the G7 summit, it was unclear whether this official initiative, said press Secretary of Russian President Dmitry Peskov.
"We don't know the details of this proposal, we do not know whether this is an official initiative. It was on the invitation of Russia and other countries "seven", there are more questions, in what capacity, with what agenda, what the participants and so forth," - said Peskov told reporters.
The President of the United States Donald trump considers the format of the "Big seven" legacy, said Russian policy.
Earlier, the us leader has postponed a summit of the G7, and announced their intention to invite Russia, South Korea, Australia and India.
The head of the international Committee of the Federation Council Konstantin Kosachev commented on the intention of U.S. President Donald trump to move the G7 summit and to invite Russia.
Kosachev said that the rating Ladder of the current G7 format as obsolete is fair and timely.
The US President Donald trump said that he intends to postpone the G7 summit until September and to invite four countries, including Russia.
"The President announced some news about the G7, which allowed us to use on the record. He postpones it until September and plans to invite Russia, South Korea, Australia and India", — informed the journalists of the presidential pool.
Emmanuel macron is ready to attend the G7 summit in the US, if you come and all the other members, reports Agence France Presse with reference to the Elysee Palace.
"For face-to-face format of G7 requires the presence of all. The President of the Republic is ready", - quotes Agency the statement of the Palace.
The differences between Angela Merkel and Donald trump because of the "Nord stream — 2" became the reason of cancellation of the trip of the German Chancellor at the summit "the Big seven", according to the Senator Alexei Pushkov.
"Merkel has decided not to go to the summit of G7 in the United States. The reason, of course, is not an epidemic — it goes in Germany on the decline, and sharp disagreements with trump, including the "Nord stream — 2". Trump is said to be very unhappy. But even if Merkel will not eventually go "Big six" — too bad," wrote the MP on Twitter.