What to expect from the G7 summit in France?

The annual G7 summit, also known as Group of Seven, is all set to be held in France from August 24 to August 26.

The Global meet is hosted by French President Emmanuel Macron, the annual meet will be attended by the seven state members, including France, Italy, Canada, United States, Japan, Germany and United Kingdom.

This year, however, Macron has also invited non-member countries who are playing an important part in world politics. India, Australia, Spain, South Africa, Senegal and Rwanda are the guest nations attending the event.

The hosts, France have fixed the G7 meet around ‘inequality’. Gender, economic and social inequalities.

Donald Trump, Justin Trudeau, Angela Merkel, Shinzo Abe and Narendra Modi would be attending the event. This would be the first meet for British PM Boris Johnson.

Other key issues that could be discussed are ongoing Kashmir Issue and Hong Kong Protests. Trade, Global Slowdown, Iran-US Tensions, Amazon Fire-Climate Change and Counter-Terrorism.

Source : Various