G7, Framework

G7, Framework

Japan top government spokesman says important to maintain G7 framework

Japan top government spokesman says important to maintain G7 framework

11/8/2020 6:41:00 AM

Japan top government spokesman says important to maintain G7 framework

Japan's top government spokesman, Yoshihide Suga, said on Tuesday it was extremely important to maintain the framework of Group of Seven (G7) ...

AsiaFILE PHOTO: Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga speaks at a news conference after the reshuffling of the Japanese cabinet at Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's official residence in Tokyo, Japan Sep 11, 2019. (REUTERS/Issei Kato)11 Aug 2020 11:15AM

Changi Airport T1 eateries, Clementi coffee shop among slew of places visited by Covid-19 cases while infectious Victoria JC student infected with Covid-19; 103 people quarantined, 2,200 others to be swabbed 7 community cases among 20 new COVID-19 infections in Singapore

Share this contentBookmarkTOKYO: Japan's top government spokesman, Yoshihide Suga, said on Tuesday (Aug 11) it was extremely important to maintain the framework of Group of Seven (G7) meetings.The comment comes after US President Donald Trump said on Monday that he has not decided whether to invite Russian President Vladimir Putin to this year's summit meeting.

AdvertisementAdvertisementThe G7 comprises Germany, France, Britain, Italy, Japan and Canada in addition to the United States. Russia was expelled from the then so-called G8 group in 2014 after annexing the Crimea region from Ukraine.Chief Cabinet Secretary Suga also said it is up to the United States, this year's chair country, to decide what form the forthcoming summit meeting will take. headtopics.com

Read more: CNA »

2 influencers face deportation from Bali over painted-on face mask prank

Trump says he is inclined to host G7 meeting after the Nov 3 electionWASHINGTON (REUTERS) - US President Donald Trump said on Monday (Aug 10) he is interested in hosting a Group of Seven summit in a 'calmer atmosphere' after the November presidential election, and that he has not decided whether to invite Russian President Vladimir Putin.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

Rugby: Australia pitches 'Super 8' competition with NZ, S. Africa, Japan and ArgentinaSYDNEY (AFP) - Rugby Australia on Monday (Aug 10) proposed a Super 8 series with teams from New Zealand, South Africa, Japan and Argentina to be played at the conclusion of either a domestic or trans-Tasman tournament.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

Japan unsuccessful in lifting auto tariffs early in UK trade deal[TOKYO] Japan and Britain agreed to lift auto tariffs for a post-Brexit trade agreement in 2026 despite Japan's push to lift the tariffs earlier, the Nikkei Asian Review reported on Sunday. Read more at The Business Times.

Abe says Japan must avoid declaring coronavirus emergency to help economyTOKYO (BLOOMBERG) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said the country must try to avoid declaring another emergency, in order to soften the blow to the economy caused by the coronavirus pandemic.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

Former Japan premier Mori visits Taiwan to mourn ex-president Lee Teng-huiTOKYO (BLOOMBERG) - Former Japanese Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori is visiting Taiwan on Sunday (Aug 9) to pay his respects to the late President Lee Teng-hui.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

Trump says he is inclined to host G7 meeting after the Nov 3 electionWASHINGTON (REUTERS) - US President Donald Trump said on Monday (Aug 10) he is interested in hosting a Group of Seven summit in a 'calmer atmosphere' after the November presidential election, and that he has not decided whether to invite Russian President Vladimir Putin.. Read more at straitstimes.com.