Yoshihide of Sugamoto: globallookpress.com
Japan is interested in maintaining the traditional format of the summit G7. So the Secretary-General of the Cabinet of Ministers of Yoshihide Suga responded to the invitation of the American President Donald trump another four countries, including Russia, RIA Novosti reported.
“For our country, I think it is extremely important to maintain the current similarone format”, — said the representative of Tokyo. While Suga added that the US will agree on how to hold the summit.
Donald trump in late may announced the decision to postpone the G7 summit in the fall and to invite several third-party States. In addition to Russia, it was about Australia, South Korea and India. The American President explained that, in his opinion, the G7 is a “legacy group” of countries. Against this decision was made by the EU and Canada. Moscow is interested in the invitation and studying it.
Russia until 2014 was part of the “Big eight”, but was eliminated from her other band members after the annexation of Crimea. The continued existence in the format of G7.
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