The summit “the Big seven” planned for June of this year, will take place despite the pandemic. This confidence was expressed by the adviser of the President of the United States Donald trump on national security Robert O’brien in an interview with CBS News.
According to him, the American authorities want the leaders of the “Big seven” came directly to Washington and not to hold a videoconference. O’brien added that for security purposes, the summit postponed to the end of June (it was originally planned that the meeting will be held June 10).
Adviser to trump, said that the leaders of the major economies of the world would get the opportunity to meet and discuss ways of overcoming the crisis caused by the pandemic coronavirus infection.
Answering a journalist’s question, would the world leaders to come to Washington, given that in D.C. one of the highest incidence rates in the United States, the adviser said that the White house received “good signals” to the invitation of trump.
In the informal Association of the G7 are the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, Canada, USA, France and Japan. The summits of leaders are held once a year alternately in each country.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in late 2019 in China. March 11, 2020, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. According to data from the American Johns Hopkins University, the total number of infected people in the world exceeded of 5.21 million, of which more than 2 million recovered, and 338 thousand died.
According to the IMF, the pandemic coronavirus provoked the most ambitious since the great depression of the economic crisis.