U.S. holds talks with Russia to restore G8

The United States is working with Russia on the details of its possible participation in the expanded G7 summit after U.S. President Donald Trump's invitation, U.S. Ambassador to Russia John Sullivan said in an interview with RBC. …

Putin: we would be glad to host G8 meeting

Russian President Vladimir Putin said he is open to restoring the G8 club, adding that Russia is willing to host the leaders of the group for a summit. The Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) was holding a discussion with …

Pompeo: U.S. to work on Russia G7 reinstatement

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the U.S. presidential administration will make an effort to secure Russia’s return to the G7. Speaking with Fox News, Pompeo said that "the president thinks …

U.S. senators warn Trump against G8

A group of top Senate Democrats are warning U.S. President Donald Trump against inviting Russia to rejoin the Group of Seven. "Russia does not currently possess the democratic institutions nor the economic capacity …

 Canada opposes Russia's return to G8

The Canadian government remains opposed to Russia rejoining the Group of Eight, a Canadian official said during a background press briefing ahead of the G7 meeting yesterday. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, …

Macron and Trump support Russia's return to G8

French President Emmanuel Macron has agreed with U.S. President Donald Trump that Russia should be invited to the G7 conference in 2020, according to a senior administration official. A senior …