The world's wealthiest democracies Sunday signed the Carbis Bay Declaration whereby they all pledged to “end the pandemic and prepare for our futures” as well as to “build back better.”
United States President Joe Biden and his wife Jill are expected to land on Air Force One at UK's RAF Mildenhall in Suffolk this Wednesday to kick off an eight-day trip to Europe, which includes meetings with Queen Elizabeth, PM Boris Johnson, and equally significant Russian president Vladimir Putin in Geneva.
Britain which holds the presidency of the Group 7 will challenge fellow members to help speed up the development of future vaccines to 100-days. On Friday Prime Minister Boris Johnson hosts a virtual meeting of leaders including US President Joe Biden.
United States will pledge US$4 billion to a vaccination program for poorer countries at a global economic summit this Friday and hopes other countries will follow and contribute additional funds, the White House anticipated.
United States President Donald Trump said he will delay the G7 summit scheduled to take place in June and invite other countries -- including Russia - to join the meeting. I don't feel that as a G7 it properly represents what's going on in the world. It's a very outdated group of countries, Trump told reporters on Air Force One.
US President Donald Trump said on Saturday the next G7 summit will not be at one of his own Florida golf clubs, reversing a decision that had sparked corruption accusations.
Brazil's tourism ambassador and former Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter, Renzo Gracie, has posted a video on Twitter threatening to “choke” French President Emmanuel Macron - along with insulting his wife Brigitte.
President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday that Europe has “nothing to teach” Brazil about preserving the environment, as data showed thousands of new fires were ignited on the first day of a ban on burning.
Brazil rejected aid from G7 countries to fight wildfires in the Amazon, with a top official telling French President Emmanuel Macron to take care of “his home and his colonies.”
The G7 will give US$20 million (€18 million) to send firefighting planes to tackle the blazes engulfing parts of the Amazon, the presidents of France and Chile said on Monday.