On this day in 2018, the G7 summit was held in La Malbaie, Quebec, Canada. It brought together Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States. The European Union was also represented at the summit. And Donald Trump's stubbornness would steal the show.
What were the main topics discussed during the G7 summit in 2018?
Several topics were discussed during the G7 summit in 2018. These included global economic growth, trade, climate change, gender equality, and security issues. The summit also focused on issues such as the Iran nuclear deal, Russian aggression, and the North Korean nuclear program.
What were the major points of contention at the 2018 G7 summit?
There was significant controversy and disagreement during the G7 summit in 2018. The United States, under President Donald Trump, clashed with the other G7 members on trade issues, particularly regarding tariffs on steel and aluminum. President Trump criticized what he perceived as unfair trade practices and called for the removal of trade barriers, leading to tense discussions and disagreements among the participants.
Why was the G7 summit in 2018 significant?
The G7 summit in 2018 was significant due to the disagreements and tensions that arose, particularly between the United States and its traditional allies. The summit highlighted the increasing divisions on trade and other policy issues, which signaled a departure from the previously cohesive approach of the G7.
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