Trump G7 tweets 'sobering and depressing': Merkel

Trump G7 tweets 'sobering and depressing': Merkel”

"$800 billion trade deficit", he said.

Mr Trump responded by tweeting en route to his next summit, in Singapore, that he had instructed United States officials "not to endorse the communique as we look at tariffs on automobiles".

British Prime Minister Theresa May "is fully supportive" of Trudeau and his leadership, a senior United Kingdom government source said, while European Council President Donald Tusk tweeted: "There is a special place in heaven for @JustinTrudeau".

In Quebec at the G7 the sherpas, political advisers and draftsmen toiled through two nights to find a form of words that all sides could sign up to.

I left before the end of the summit to embark on a marathon journey from Canada to Singapore.

Other members of the Group of Seven are Canada, France, Italy, Japan, Germany and Britain.

Kim Jong-un "must not see American weakness", Kudlow said, shaking his jowls in a very Nixonian fashion.

What has Trump said now?

"The European Union had a $151 Billion Surplus-should pay much more for Military!"

Mr Trump went on to say that the U.S. gets "unfairly clobbered" on trade despite "protecting Europe at great financial loss".

How did the spat unfold?

U.S. President Donald Trump charged into the Group of Seven summit at odds with key allies over U.S. tariffs, then set out to defuse tension with friendly banter and offered vague claims of progress in trade talks.

"Here's the thing. "He really kind of stabbed us in the back".

Asked what Trudeau did that amounted to betrayal, Kudlow criticized the Canadian leader for holding a press conference in which he called US tariffs "insulting". Canadians, he said, "will not be pushed around".

Mr Trump's salvo capped a rollecoaster two days of controversies that began with his suggestion Russian Federation be readmitted to the G7, then what a French official described as a "rant" full of "recriminations" against United States trading partners, followed by a denial of any tensions with leaders at the summit and his description of their relationship as a "10".

Trump's decision to withdraw his support for the communiqué has drawn sharp criticism from Germany on Sunday.

President Donald Trump's call to bring Russian Federation back into a group of the world's major advanced economies drew opposition from both Democratic and Republican lawmakers who said Moscow shouldn't be rewarded for its bad - and unrepentant - behavior.

French President Emmanuel Macron said "international co-operation can not be dictated by fits of anger and throwaway remarks". And add to that the fact that the USA pays close to the entire cost of NATO-protecting many of these same countries that rip us off on Trade (they pay only a fraction of the cost-and laugh!). The U.S. government is now undertaking an "investigation" ordered by Mr. Trump to determine whether foreign vehicle imports represent a threat to "national security". In late May, Washington slapped its allies with import tariffs on steel and aluminum after it failed to win concessions from its trading partners.

"Canada's Freeland, who met with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Friday, said she would speak to him later on Sunday, adding that she believed a deal to renew the North American Free Trade Agreement was still possible. And then hope that the European Union will respond again in the same unity".

He called Canada's actions a "betrayal".

This is both unprecedented language, in modern times, to use against Canada's leader and part of an ongoing pattern of behaviour with Trump.

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