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EU Stands Behind G7 Joint Communiqué

Following their summit in Charlevoix on June 8-9, G7 leaders adopted a joint communiqué affirming their commitment to fight trade protectionism and to reform the World Trade Organisation among many other commitments (read the full text here).

The EU, represented by President Donald Tusk with President Jean-Claude Juncker, reaffirmed its strong commitment to implement the Paris climate agreement, along with France, Germany, Italy, Japan, and the UK. Despite President Trump’s refusal to sign the joint communiqué, the EU stands behind the final declaration.

Read President Tusk’s New York Times op-ed: “Despite Trump, the West Must Stay United.

Compliments of the European Union Delegation in Washington DC.