European Union does not want to see Russia in the format of “Big eight”. This was stated by the Chairman of the EU Council Donald Tusk, reports Deutsche Welle.
According to him, Moscow is not interested in the return in the G8 format, but seven is a good number. “I am concerned that the rules-based world order is in question, oddly enough, its most important architect and guarantor, the United States,” he said.
the words of the President of the United States Donald trump on the need to bring Russia back into the G8 criticized also in Mead Canada, gave CBC News. According to speaker office, the country’s position on this issue has not changed: Ottawa considers unacceptable to continue the presence of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin summit.
Earlier, on 8 June, us President, said that Russia should return to the club and be present at the negotiating table. The position of the trump support the Prime Minister of Italy, Giuseppe Conte.
June 4, the press Secretary of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin told reporters that the G8 is losing its relevance for the Russian side. According to him, more current formats such as “Big twenty”, in which Russia takes an active part. Would the Kremlin to join the “eight” in the case of a proposal, Peskov did not specify.