German Chancellor Angela Merkel did not agree to participate in the G7 summit, the newspaper Politico, citing the official representative of the German government. Earlier, the US President and the organizer of the meeting of leaders of the countries “Big seven” proposed to hold it in an internal format.

“Given the overall situation with the pandemic coronavirus, the Chancellor of Germany is forced to give up personal presence in Washington,” with reference to the source RIA Novosti reported.

it was Originally planned that the summit of G7 will take place on 10-12 June. Later the White house admitted that the meeting will be held before the end of the month.