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The presidents of the European Commission and the European Council are present, in addition to the seven national leaders. Mr Redwood argued that this means that the EU does indeed have five representatives at the top.
“So why can the EU also send two EU presidents to give them a majority? “
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The United States, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Japan, Italy and Canada constitute the seven members of the G7.
G7 leaders pictured with the Queen
Boris Johnson, who is hosting the event, also invited leaders from India, Australia and South Korea to attend some of the talks.
The President of the European Commission has attended meetings of the G7, or its precursor, since 1981.
Since 2010, the President of the European Council has been invited as well as the co-representative of the EU.
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Boris Johnson bangs elbows with Ursula von der Leyen
The conference focuses on climate change, the fight against the coronavirus and threats to global security.
In his opening remarks, Mr Johnson said G7 countries need to ‘improve in our societies’ as they recover from the coronavirus.
He urged the developed world not to “repeat the mistakes of the last great crisis, the last great economic recession of 2008, when the recovery was not uniform in all parts of society”.
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G7 leaders were pictured with the Queen outside Project Eden on Friday.
The monarch got a laugh by jokingly asking, “Are you supposed to sound like you’re having fun?” “
Mr Johnson replied: ‘We had fun – despite appearances. “
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As part of Mr Johnson’s Brexit deal, customs checks take place on some goods traveling between Northern Ireland and Britain.
This has outraged trade unionists, who claim it undermines their position within the UK.
Climate change protesters outside the G7 summit in Cornwall
Mr Johnson urged the EU to show more flexibility in making the deal work.
However, French President Emmanuel Macron insists the protocols are fully implemented.