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IMF: Global growth is not expected

IMF: Global growth is not expected

Persistent supply chain disruptions and inflation pressures are constraining the global economy's recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday as it cut growth outlooks for the United States and other major industrial powers

G7: Taliban must allow evacuees after 31 August

G7: Taliban must allow evacuees after 31 August

The Taliban (terrorist movement banned in Russia) must guarantee a safe passage for those who want to leave Afghanistan beyond the 31 August deadline, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said. Following an emergency virtual meeting …

Guterres to participate in G7 summit on Afghanistan today

Guterres to participate in G7 summit on Afghanistan today

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres will urge the international community to unity for the sake of the people of Afghanistan during the G7 summit on Afghanistan on Tuesday, Spokesperson for the UN Secretary-General Stephane Dujarric said at a …

Blinken discusses Afghanistan with G7 foreign ministers, EU

Blinken discusses Afghanistan with G7 foreign ministers, EU

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken discussed the latest situation in Afghanistan with G7 foreign ministers and the high representative of the European Union on Thursday.  "All leaders underscored the imperative of safe …

G7 calls for stable and predictable relations with Russia

G7 calls for stable and predictable relations with Russia

G7 leaders call for stable and predictable relations with Russia but urge Moscow to stop the behavior they consider destabilizing, the final communique of the summit said on Sunday. "We reiterate our interest in stable and …

Biden pledges donation of 500 million vaccine doses

Biden pledges donation of 500 million vaccine doses

U.S. President Joe Biden pledged 500 million doses of the BioNTech-Pfizer coronavirus vaccine to developing nations. While taking to reporters after meeting with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson ahead of the G7 …

G7 interested in stable relations with Russia

G7 interested in stable relations with Russia

Top diplomats of the G7 countries have stressed that they will continue cooperating with Russia in settlement of regional crises, reads the joint statement adopted on Wednesday following the first in-person G7 meeting in two years. …

"G8 is a thing of the past for Russia"

"G8 is a thing of the past for Russia"

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that Russia has no intention of joining the G7 format, as it believes the group has lost its significance in the new world order. "We have repeatedly said we will never join it. …

G7 leaders pledge support for Tokyo Olympics

G7 leaders pledge support for Tokyo Olympics

Leaders from the Group of Seven industrialized nations have pledged full support for Japan to host a "safe and secure" Olympic Games this summer. "We support the commitment of Japan to hold the Olympic and Paralympic …

G7 condemns Navalny's arrest in Russia

G7 condemns Navalny's arrest in Russia

The foreign ministers of the Group of 7 (G7) countries condemned the arrest of opposition politician Alexei Navalny after his return to Russia. "We, the G7 Foreign Ministers of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United …

UK plans to hold virtual G7 summit in February

UK plans to hold virtual G7 summit in February

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is planning to host a virtual meeting of Group of Seven leaders next month as he starts his presidency of the wealthy nations’ forum at a pivotal moment for the U.K. and the global economy. …

Trump wants to invite Putin to G7 summit in US

Trump wants to invite Putin to G7 summit in US

U.S. President Donald Trump said he would invite Russian leader Vladimir Putin to the G7 summit in the United States. "I certainly would invite him to the meeting. I think he’s an important factor," Trump told a …

U.S. holds talks with Russia to restore G8

U.S. holds talks with Russia to restore G8

The United States is working with Russia on the details of its possible participation in the expanded G7 summit after U.S. President Donald Trump's invitation, U.S. Ambassador to Russia John Sullivan said in an interview with RBC. …

Germany: Doubt if now is right time to change G7 format

Germany: Doubt if now is right time to change G7 format

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Wednesday he was not sure whether now was the right time to shake up the format of the Group of Seven after U.S. President Donald Trump said it was a “very outdated group of countries” in its …

Trump postpones G7 summit, seeks to expand invitation list

Trump postpones G7 summit, seeks to expand invitation list

US President Donald Trump has announced that he would postpone the Group of Seven summit that he wanted to hold in late June and expand the list of countries invited to include Australia, Russia, South Korea and India. Speaking to …