a Significant part of the discussions at the summit “the Big seven” in Canada was devoted to Russia, so it would be better to return to the format with the participation of Moscow. This was stated by the President of the United States Donald trump in an interview Fox News channel.
According to the American leader, if the President of Russia Vladimir Putin was at the summit, he would ask him to do what’s best for the world. “We spent about 25% of our time talking about Russia. And I thought to myself, would not have been better, if they were here. I’m not for Russia. I am for US. Here is an example. If Vladimir Putin was sitting with me at the table along with all the other at dinner in Canada… if he was there, I’d ask him to make things better for the world and better for him,” said trump.
the US President was blamed for the exclusion of Russia from the G8 to its predecessor Barack Obama.
the desire to restore the G8 format trump said 8 June. Later Vladimir Putin replied on this proposal. “With regard to the return of Russia in “seven”, “eight” — we from it did not come out. Colleagues at the time refused to come to Russia for known reasons. Please, we are happy all is there to see us in Moscow,” the Russian leader said.