Swiss magazine (NZZ) stressed that the upcoming G7 summit should not expect great results. The drawback at the meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin will not give the possibility to solve most of the issues of international policy.
As emphasized print edition, topics such As Ukrainian crisis and relations with Russia, it would be possible to solve much easier if the Russian leader took part in the summit.
"Without Russia's participation, in practice it is pointless to discuss relief for the debts of Ukraine, Like most other topics. In the long-term international issues related to crime, climate change, trade, unlikely to be able to get an effective solution, if Moscow will not participate, " writes the Creator of the article.
It is also noted that the relationship between the participants of the G7 is far from ideal. For example, the example of Germany and the United States, relations between them deteriorated after the scandal connected with the surveillance of American special services for German officials.
the Creator of the article Also emphasizes that neither the Ukrainian crisis or difficulties in relations with Russia, nor the Lack of trust between the U.S. and Germany, neither the internal problems of the EU are not on the agenda of the forthcoming summit. These themes, according to NZZ, These issues will be aluminates in the lobbies and corridors. The main topics the G7 stated the problem of global warming, the problems of refugees and international terrorism, sums up the magazine.
The G7 summit will be held June 7-8 at ELMAU castle in the Bavarian Alps.
"Eight" has turned into "seven" after the G7 in 2014, has decided not to send their leaders at the informal Summit of the club of developed countries in Sochi and gathered Without the participation of Russia in Brussels. This decision was made on the background of the Crimean events. Now in the Group of seven includes the following countries: Germany, USA, Canada, Japan, France, UK, Italy.
The head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergei Lavrov said on this issue that the Russian Federation no one was excluded from the G8, because "Eight" is just a club, which brings together leaders of major countries to discuss issues of mutual interest, and not some kind of structure, where you can kick " and no procedural mechanisms of the exception does not happen.