WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – US President Donald Trump in an interview said Russia should be readmitted into the G7 considering its members discussed issues related to Moscow about 25 percent of the time at the recent summit in Quebec.
“You know, we spend probably 25 percent of our time talking about Russia and I said wouldn’t it be better if they were here,” Trump told FOX News in an interview that aired Wednesday.
Trump added that Russia’s presence would allow easier access to Russian President Vladimir Putin in order to address concerns ranging from Syria to Ukraine.
Trump left the summit early to attend a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and tweeted later that he had asked US representatives not to endorse the final communique because of the disagreements on trade.

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