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French President Emmanuel Macron and President Donald Trump participate in a G-7 Working Session on

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Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Biarritz, France Au

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y the US leader as the “right man for the job”, told the US leader at a Sund

ay breakfast meeting that “we don’t like tariffs on the whole … We are in favor of trade peace”, having

said on his arrival on Saturday that the trade war was “not the right way to proceed”.

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