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3/19/2020, 11:31 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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G7 meeting to be held via video conference over COVID-19 - WH

The White House announced on Thursday that the G7 meeting which had been scheduled to take place in the United States in June will be held via a video conference due to the coronavirus pandemic.

"In order for each country to focus all of its resources on responding to the health and economic challenges of COVID-19 and at President Trump's direction, National Economic Council Director and US Sherpa for the 2020 G7 Larry Kudlow has informed his Sherpa colleagues that the G7 Leaders' Summit the US was set to host in June at Camp David will now be done by video-teleconference," White House spokesman Judd Deere stated.

Deere added that US President Donald Trump will also convene with G7 leaders in April and May "in order to continue close coordination."

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