Putin dismisses G7 criticism as 'babbling', calls for cooperation

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"Please, we would be happy to see everyone in Moscow". "They should let Russia come back in because we should have Russia at the negotiating table." adding, "I think it would be an asset to have Russia back in".

"Russia stands for the consistent, rigorous implementation of the JCPOA and would continue to honour all our commitments", Putin further said.

Putin said: 'The US president has repeatedly said that it's reasonable to hold such a meeting.

President Donald Trump's top economic adviser says Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau "really kind of stabbed us in the back" when Trudeau said at the end of the Group of Seven summit that Canada wouldn't be pushed around by the USA and its trade tariffs.

The complicated relationship between Washington and Moscow took another unexpected turn at the G7 meeting in Canada, when President Trump expressed a wish to invite Russian Federation back to the table and bring back the G8 format.

He also said the G7 countries had "again" failed to provide any evidence that Russian Federation was behind the poisoning of a former double agent and his daughter in Britain in March.

Putin also attended the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit, which took place in the Chinese coastal city of Qingdao over the weekend.

President Donald Trump is delivering a statement from the Group of Seven summit in Quebec, saying he had a successful set of meetings in which he discussed the need for "fair and reciprocal" trade and ways of addressing the threat of Iran.

Russian President Vladimir Putin says counterterrorism efforts are a priority for a regional grouping led by Moscow and Beijing.

Putin, in China for an global conference, did not address the sanctions, but instead focused on Trump's goodwill.

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He also warned any attempt by so-called hard Brexiteers to "overthrow" Mrs May would be "completely mad". Government sources signalled to the Press Association that ministers were set to back the move.

He emphasized that the bloc's members, who also include China, four ex-Soviet Central Asian nations, as well as India and Pakistan, are anxious about the USA move.

Putin said the bloc's new counterterrorism agreement foresees joint drills, exchanging information and conducting coordinated anti-terror action.

Trump contends that other countries "have been taking advantage of the United States on trade".

He then pointed out the combined purchasing power of the Russian Federation and China-led Shanghai Co-operation Organisation outstripped the G7 which now includes Britain, the US, Canada, Japan, Italy, France and Germany.

Putin noted that Russian Federation and China have emphasized the need for talks to reduce tensions.

It was revealed on the 12th of June that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had sent a telegram to the Kremlin to commemorate Russia Day and congratulate President Vladimir Putin upon his successful rule over Russia for so many years.

Russian President Vladimir Putin has criticized the US withdrawal from the Iranian nuclear deal in a speech at a regional summit in China.

Putin said that Washington's decision to exit the agreement could "destabilize the situation" in the region. Three dramatic U.S. withdrawals-from the Paris climate accord, the Iran nuclear deal, and the commitment to free trade-executed by the Trump administration in the year since the previous G7 summit, in Sicily, have severely undermined the collective West's ability to lead in global affairs (RIA Novosti, June 9).

USA trading partners have been furious over President Donald Trump's decision last week to impose tariffs on steel and aluminium imports from Canada, the European Union and Mexico as part of his "America First" agenda.