Trump withdraws from G7 summit| MENAFN.COM

Friday, 27 January 2023 09:32 GMT

Trump withdraws from G7 summit


(MENAFN) The US President has retracted his support of the joint communique issued at the end of the G7 summit, accusing Canada of "dishonesty".

The joint communique, advocating a "rules-based trading system", was reached despite tension over US tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau vowed afterwards to press ahead with retaliatory tariffs on 1 July.

He described Trump's decision to invoke national security concerns to justify steel and aluminum tariffs as "insulting".

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