Merkel slams Donald Trump’s G7 tweets as ‘depressing’ and ‘sobering’

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But this is a very serious issue, our economic relationship with the United States ...

But Mrs May hit back, branding the tariffs "unjustified" and saying the European Union would respond - although she warned against further tit-for-tat escalation.

Donald Trump, in a tirade against countries he said are "robbing" the USA, targeted India once again on import tariffs, as he left the G-7 summit in Canada on bitter terms.

Trump has drawn criticism in recent days for suggesting that Russian Federation rejoin the G-7. Sen.

In retrospect, the consensus on ground had appeared shaky from the outset, and even as Mr Trump flew out it was clear that the summit had failed to heal the rift on trade.

Donald Trump has also angered America's closest allies by imposing tariffs on steel and aluminium imports from Canada, the European Union and Mexico. Minimum is 17B. Tax Dairy from us at 270%. Mr. Trump wrote (below).

Mr Trump warned the EU: "If they retaliate they are making a mistake". "We joined the communique in good faith", Kudlow said.

Even so, dialogue with the U.S. president must continue and global partnerships aren't over, she said.

She said the European Union would "act" against the US trade measures, which European leaders regard as going against the rules of the World Trade Organization.

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A photo of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and other world leaders standing over a cross-armed United States President Donald Trump at Friday's G7 summit has been given the meme treatment on social media. In one picture, while the former United States president is seen engaging in talks with the experts, in the other picture he can be seen sharing a light moment with Angela Merkel with watching the European soccer match.

"I wasn't sure - he said it so beautifully".

"I don't think that inflammatory language makes things better".

Russian Federation has been shut out since its 2014 annexation of the Crimean peninsula from Ukraine, and has since earned Western condemnation for its military intervention in Syria in support of dictator Bashar al-Assad.

The Prime Minister has been at the forefront of diplomatic efforts to build an alliance against Russian Federation after the Salisbury nerve agent attack on ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia. "Well, the in-factual, the non-factual part of this was they have enormous tariffs", Kudlow said.

"They are simply not playing fair - dishonest, weak", Navarro said, echoing some of the same words Trump used in his tweets.

"I would hope that he would reflect on what his closest allies are saying". According to Trudeau, he told the president that Canadians may be polite and reasonable but they will not be pushed around and that his nation doesn't "relish" putting tariffs on USA goods and services but is willing to do so.

"It will certainly be an exciting day and I know that Kim Jong-un will work very hard to do something that has rarely been done before. create peace and great prosperity for his land".

Despite the differences, the leaders did manage to agree a joint communique at the summit.