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Reuters: Germany rejects Trump's proposal to let Russia back into G7Russia is still part of the G20, a broader grouping including other emerging-market economies.
10:50, 27 July 2020
Merkel supports reformatting Trilateral Contact Group on Donbas settlementThe Ukrainian side reaffirmed its commitment to ultimate coordination with partners – Germany and France – on the peaceful settlement in Donbas.
18:00, 05 June 2020
No time to go soft on Putin – The American InterestPutin continues his aggression against Ukraine and refuses to comply with any obligations under the 2015 Minsk Agreement calling on Russia to withdraw its forces from Ukraine's Donbas territory.
23:50, 03 June 2020
EU's chief diplomat takes position against readmitting Russia to G7"Changing the format of G7 is not the prerogative of the chair (of the meeting)," Borrell said in a swipe against Trump.
18:40, 02 June 2020
Reuters: Russia not welcome at G7, Canada's Trudeau saysTrump spoke to Putin on Monday and informed him about his plans to hold an expanded G7 meeting later this year, the Kremlin said on Monday.
11:55, 02 June 2020
Zelensky's Office chief discusses with G7, EU envoys assistance to Ukraine in its fight against coronavirusThe talks involved supplies of medical equipment and medications.
22:00, 24 March 2020
AP: House lawmakers oppose Russia's return to G7 summitsThe Group of Seven, or G-7, consists of the United States, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United Kingdom.
10:19, 04 December 2019
House Foreign Affairs Committee passes resolution against Russia's inclusion in future G7 summitsRep. Sires introduced the draft in August 2019, after U.S. President Donald Trump announced his intention to invite Russian President, Vladimir Putin, to next year's G7 summit.
11:55, 31 October 2019
Zelensky, Macron discuss preparations for Normandy Four summitThe Ukrainian leader informed his French counterpart of the security situation in Donbas.
16:30, 30 August 2019
Former U.S. intel chief says blocking aid to Ukraine "gift to Russia" – mediaClapper also brought up the issue of the potential sale of the Motor Sich aircraft engine manufacturer to China, which he said "certainly has to be factored in."
11:05, 30 August 2019
POLITICO: Trump slow-walks Ukraine military aid meant to contain RussiaPresident Donald Trump asked his national security team to review the funding program, known as the Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative.
12:45, 29 August 2019
Ukraine's Foreign Minister: G7 leaders lost solidarity toward RussiaThe outgoing head of Ukraine's diplomacy warned that changing the G7's attitude Russia's actions could pose a "mega threat" both for Ukraine and the West.
23:50, 27 August 2019
Trudeau, Johnson agree Russia should not be readmitted to G7UK PM Johnson thanked Canada for its support in condemning the Salisbury poisoning in March 2018.
12:40, 25 August 2019
Zelensky, Trudeau discuss Russia over phoneThe Ukrainian president emphasized that Russia should be forced to fulfill its obligations.
23:10, 22 August 2019
Boris Johnson assures Ukrainian president of opposing Russia's return to G7Johnson congratulated Zelensky on the occasion of the upcoming Independence Day and wished the Ukrainian people success and prosperity.
18:30, 22 August 2019
Inviting Russia to join G7 summit would mean support for aggression – TurchynovThe ex-NSDC secretary is urging world leaders to refrain from backing such a proposal.
21:10, 21 August 2019
France wants progress in Ukraine before Russia returns to G7 – ReutersFrance holds the group's rotating chair this year and will hand over to the United States in 2020.
17:50, 21 August 2019