UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (OBSERVATORY) — The G-7 Summit officially opened in Biarritz in southern France, arriving guests are greeted by President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte.
The first to come was the President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, followed by Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, who resigned but represented his country at the summit, and the head of the British government, Boris Johnson. Then came Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe.
Then came German Chancellor Angela Merkel, US President Donald Trump and his wife Melania. Macron took a joint photo with each of the leaders and talked briefly.
According to the official program, the G7 leaders have a joint dinner.
Before the official start of the summit, Macron managed to meet with Trump and Merkel. A few hours before the opening of the event, Macron addressed the French, in which he announced his intention to discuss the biggest world crises during the summit, in particular around Iran, Syria, Libya, Ukraine, try to avoid trade wars and address the topic of climate. including forest fires in the Amazon.
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