G7 family photo

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This year’s G7 “family photo” was taken on a beach in Cornwall, England, with world leaders’ windswept hair stealing the show. 

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was front and center, with President Joe Biden — who is on his first trip abroad as commander-in-chief — to his right. The other leaders in the photo included: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudea, French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, President of the European Council Charles Michel, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi, and President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen.

The leaders of the G7 (Group of 7), an organization of some of the world’s largest economies, and EU leaders are discussing an array of topics at this year’s summit — with a major focus on the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Biden, whose political career has in many ways been defined by a focus on foreign policy, appears relaxed and in his element in the photo. 

“Everybody in the water,” Biden jokingly said as the leaders gathered to pose for the shot. He walked up with Macron, each with an arm draped around each other’s back. 

“Everybody in the water,” Biden joked to his fellow leaders at …read more


Source:: Businessinsider – Politics

      

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