The G7 Summit ended with an awkward Communique as Trump
declined to commit to the Paris Agreement on climate change. The
Communique was also marred by Trump’s skepticism on free trade who
insisted on “free, fair and mutually beneficial trade and investment”.
Leaders generally reiterated their commitment to keep “markets open and
to fight protectionism” whilst acknowledging that trade has “not always
worked to the benefit of everyone”. US, UK, China and Taiwan are away