Sands on reformatting G7: need more information

in order to evaluate the proposal by Donald trump to reformat the G7, need more information on the summit agenda, participants, and the possible status of Russia. This was stated press Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov. He stressed that President Vladimir Putin is a supporter of dialogue.

Peskov Also reminded about the existence of other mechanisms for international dialogue, “is very comfortable for all participants and effective”. As an example he cited Big twenty, which allows countries, leading world economies to discuss the most pressing issues.

Earlier, the President of the United States Donald trump moved the G7 summit from June to September 2020. He also said that plans to involve Russia, South Korea, Australia and India.

last year, trump also expressed hope that Russia again became a member of the G8. However, according to him, “Putin is a proud man,” and to ask in the Big eight will not. Later, the Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that the development of the G20 showed that the G7 no longer plays the same role.