No vote on Russia joining G7 expected this weekend: U.S. official

WASHINGTON – The G7 group of world leaders is more likely to focus on at its assembly this weekend whether or not to readmit Russia, a senior Trump administration official mentioned on Thursday, however a vote on the problem was unlikely as a result of the group works on a consensus foundation.

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday voiced assist for Russia rejoining the group, making it the G8, and advised there could be a vote to resolve.

The official famous that Russia had not formally requested to be re-admitted to the group. The official mentioned that may be crucial for any such transfer to happen.

Trump will maintain particular person conferences with the leaders of Britain, France, Germany, India and Canada throughout his journey to France officers mentioned.

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