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G7: The victorious Meloni and the overworked Summit leaders – 2024-06-15 06:30:45

Of the seven leaders who attended the summit of the seven most developed powers right this moment (13/6) on the luxurious Borgo Egnazia in Puglia, solely the hostess Georgia Meloni she has each motive to be cheerful. Smiling and with the air of victory within the latest European elections, the Italian far-right prime minister welcomes from midday the six presidents and prime ministers who arrive with many issues on their minds.

The disputed Sunak

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is playing his political future within the early elections he determined for July 6, with little probability of success. Quite the opposite, pollsters and political analysts predict a sweeping victory for the opposition Labor Occasion underneath Keir Starmer.

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Defeated Macron

The summer time can be troublesome for the French president as properly Emmanuel Macronwho leads his nation to early parliamentary elections of the 2 rounds (June 30 and July 7). Macron is hoping for a collaboration of the forces of the democratic arch to clip her wings far-right Marine Le Penan enormous winner of the European elections who claims the primary place within the Parliament as properly, in order that she will then rush to the presidential palace.

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The humiliated Soltz

Humiliated by the European elections, the German chancellor additionally attends the assembly of the highly effective Olaf Solz as his occasion – the Social Democrats – completed third behind the far-right AfD.

Drained Biden

The 81-year-old American president is clearly drained Joe Biden attempting to juggle the duties of superpower chief and the calls for of the marketing campaign forward of November’s election whereas dropping floor within the polls in key states — whereas additionally being examined as a father, he admitted, as his son Hunter Biden , was discovered responsible this week of falsely stating he was not a drug person to purchase a gun.

In two weeks, Biden will face Donald Trump in a debate, who was convicted of 34 felonies (and is awaiting the announcement of the sentence) however will in flip increase questions in regards to the conviction of Biden’s son for unlawful gun possession.

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The decadent Trudeau

However the different two leaders are additionally dealing with severe issues inside their international locations. Canada’s Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, after 9 years in energy, faces the specter of defeat in subsequent 12 months’s elections. The conservative opposition has an enormous lead within the polls whereas Trudeau has hinted that he’s … drained and intends to retire from the political enviornment.

The pressed Kishida

As for the Japanese prime minister Fumio Kishida he’s dealing with intense stress to resign amid corruption scandals throughout the ruling Liberal Democratic Occasion. The recognition of the Kishida authorities is at a nadir (16%) and the prime minister may resign at any time, in accordance with Japanese analysts.

“We could also be silly however not that silly”

In a distinguished place on the G-7 desk is the conflict in Ukraine and the US plan for a brand new mammoth $50 billion mortgage to Ukraine, with Russia’s Western property as collateral and the Europeans as guarantors.

“We could also be silly, however not that silly,” commented a European official, stressing that a lot of the mortgage would go to American industries whereas the Europeans would take the danger and pay the curiosity. The Ukrainian president can be current on the assembly Volodymyr Zelensky who will give a joint press convention with the American president..

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Near compromise

The leaders have leaked that they’re near a compromise on the mortgage to Ukraine: they are going to use the curiosity on the Russians’ $300 billion in frozen property, which quantity to $3 billion a 12 months. The concept is that this $3 billion can be used to repay curiosity on the mortgage, however there are nonetheless particulars to be determined through the G7 assembly.

Meloni’s pursuit of immigration

For her half, the Italian hostess desires to convey her to the middle of the desk as properly immigration disaster whereas he has invited Pope Francis, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Brazil’s centre-left president Lula da Silva, Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan – who will arrive tomorrow Friday for the G7 summit that ends on Saturday – in addition to the Argentina’s far-right president Javier Millay.

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