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G7 leaders turn gaze to Africa on second day of summit talks

Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 01:01

aders of the Group of Seven wealthy nations meet African heads of state on the final day of their annual summit. Rough cut. No reporter narration.

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ROUGH CUT. NO REPORTER NARRATION. U.S. President Donald Trump joins his G7 counterparts from Canada, France, Germany, Italy and Japan for roundtable talks. Host country Italy hopes to draw attention to Africa and the plight of migrants who are risking their lives in ever greater numbers to make the perilous crossing of the Mediterranean in search of a better life in Europe. BBC Journalist James Landsdale tweeted 'A short clip that sums up this G7 summit: look who has chosen not to hear a translation of his Italian host's speech', drawing attention to the U.S. President not wearing his ear piece when Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni was speaking. White House press secretary Sean Spicer responded via Twitter, saying 'As usual @POTUS wears a single ear piece for translation in his right ear'.

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G7 leaders turn gaze to Africa on second day of summit talks

Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 01:01