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South Korea’s Moon tells Trump he would accept invitation to G7 summit

SEOUL: South Korean President Moon Jae-in told US President Donald Trump on Monday (Jun 1) that he would willingly accept the American leader's invitation to join this year's Group of Seven summit, South Korea's presidential Blue House said in a statement.

Trump and Moon spoke by phone at the US president's request, the Blue House said.

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Trump said on Saturday that he was postponing until September the G7 summit that had been scheduled for late June, and that he wanted to invite Australia, Russia, South Korea and India to the meeting.

Trump said the G7 was an old system that did not reflect the current international situation, according to the Blue House.

Moon told Trump he would welcome the inclusion of other countries and said it would be a sign of progress in the face of the global coronavirusRead More – Source

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