Tense meetings, protesters, and a surprise arrival: 7 photos show just how the first days of the G7 Summit played out
Ellen Cranley,Ellen CranleyAug 26, 2019, 07:45 IST
Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel, Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, France's President Emmanuel Macron, Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, European Council President Donald Tusk, US President Donald Trump, Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attend a working session on "International Economy and Trade, and International Security Agenda" in Biarritz, south-west France on August 25, 2019, on the second day of the annual G7 Summit attended by the leaders of the world's seven richest democracies, Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United States.PHILIPPE WOJAZER/AFP/Getty Images
Leaders gathered in Biarritz, France for the G-7 Summit over the weekend to confront an array of global issues.
The three-day summit was expected to be tense as trade policy, nuclear tension, and environmental concerns dominated headlines in the days leading up to the series of meetings.
Protesters, leaders' spouses, and a surprise arrival made headlines while key meetings continued into the week.