Russia

Donald Trump Says Russia Should Be Let Back Into G-7

6/8/18
from The Wall Street Journal,
6/8/18:

‘We have a world to run…. Russia should be at the negotiating table,’ president says as he heads to summit where trade tensions loom.

President Donald Trump on Friday called for Russia to be let back into the Group of Seven industrialized nations, four years after it was expelled over its annexation of Crimea. At the White House as he departed fogr the G-7 summit, which starts in Quebec on Friday, the president said, “Russia should be in this meeting.” “Why are we having a meeting without Russia?” he asked. “We have a world to run…. Russia should be at the negotiating table.” Trade tensions with the Trump administration over U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum produced by its closest Western allies are set to dominate the two-day G-7 gathering.

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