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PM will not travel to UK for G7 summit in June

Source: PTI   -  Edited By: Roshneesh Kmaneck
May 11, 2021 20:40 IST
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not travel to the United Kingdom to attend a summit of the G7 grouping in person in view of the prevailing coronavirus situation, the ministry of external affairs said on Tuesday.

The G7 summit is scheduled to take place in Cornwall in the UK next month.

 

"While appreciating the invitation to the Prime Minister by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson to attend the G7 Summit as a special invitee, given the prevailing COVID situation, it has been decided that the prime minister will not attend the G7 Summit in person," MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said.

The G7 comprises the UK, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United States.

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