After 'difficult' G7 summit, May warns against unilateral action on trade

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This weekend's G7 summit in Charlevoix, Canada could hardly have gone worse.

The leaders of the world's richest democracies have promised some kind of compromise statement despite their deep divisions on trade.

Joining that view was Nicholas Burns, a former USA undersecretary of state under President George W. Bush, who called Canada "the best neighbor we could have".

German Chancellor Angela Merkel described his change of heart as "sobering and a little depressing".

Trump and Aides throw insults at Trudeau - It is hard to conceive how a leader of one of the largest countries in the world, President Donald J. Trump of the U.S. could throw insults of the type which are alike to a child having a temper tantrum - at one of his country's closest allies, Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. German Chancellor Angela Merkel also pointed that Europe will have to act accordingly by announcing countermeasures while German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said that "the European Union will defend its interests and that the U.S. would ultimately lose out if the USA were determined to escalate the trade spat".

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Trump, who arrived rather late to the summit and left early was contentious and fractious right from the beginning, when he called on the leaders of France, Germany, UK, Japan and Canada to invite back Russian Federation to the fold of the G-7. "Here in Canada, our federal government is delaying putting tariffs in place until July 1st", Aylward said.

It escalated when Prime Minister Trudeau stood up to Trump's bully tactics and refuted Trump's unfounded claims of unfair trading practices between the two countries.

"Fair trade is now to be called fool trade", he added in response to the threat of the retaliatory tariffs against the US.

However Trump was at odds with numerous other global leaders, suggesting Russian Federation be re-admitted to the group.