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U.S. President Donald Trump said he would postpone the Group of Seven summit that he wanted to hold in late June and expand the list of countries invited to include Australia, Russia, South Korea and India.

Reason for Postponement

The U.S. President thinks G7 does not properly represent what’s going on in the world amidst the Pandemic.

The decision is a dramatic pivot for Mr. Trump, who had sought to host the group of major industrialized countries in Washington as a demonstration that the United States was returning to normal after the coronavirus epidemic.

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-Source: The Hindu

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