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Results of the G7 summit

the “seven” turns into a “six” and gives a chance to London

The summit of the Group of Seven in Canada ended with the expected, but from this no less than a grandiose, scandal or, as Western media write, a failure. The parties signed the final communique, but later the US withdrew its signature.
This was not the case in recent history. Trump, as it turned out from his Twitter, was offended by the host of the summit, the Canadian prime minister. Trudeau, the owner of the White House wrote, was meek and gentle at the meeting with him, and then stated at a press conference that American duties on Canadian goods are offensive.
An angry tirade, by the way, Trump issued already on board the aircraft. He will leave the summit ahead of schedule. In the meantime, the network is actively discussing photos from the summit. Many sneer: the “G6 + 1” layout on the face. A lot of gossip caused the handshake of Macron at the bilateral meeting. Trump even had a trace on his hand, and judging by his expression, he was not happy with the excess of feelings of his French colleague.
Today, it is worth pondering the question of whether the G-7 can survive a hypothetical way out of this inter-state association of its undisputed and permanent leader – the US?
At first glance, this seems nonsense – the same as trying to create one elephant from a pack of mice. But, if you look closely, this possibility is not excluded.
The total economic power of Japan, Germany, Britain, France, Italy and Canada in 2017 was (GDP at purchasing power parity) $ 19.4 trillion – even slightly more than that of the United States. Taking into account the potential of the whole European Union (20.25 trillion dollars) – 27.45 trillion dollars. And taking into account the potential of the entire Commonwealth of Nations (the former British Empire) – more than 40 trillion dollars. That is, even more than that of the SCO and BRICS , especially if India will swing in the traditional side of the UK, rather than China and Russia.
Of course, such an international structure, so far hypothetical, does not exist (and will not appear in the near future) comparable to that of the US military power, and it will also have a substantially limited information power. But it has huge financial and organizational resources. It is also united, despite all the internal contradictions between its participants, one common and critically important for it – to survive and maintain its privileged systemic status of production and consumption in the global crisis. After all, both the SCO and the BRICS went through a similar path of formation, beginning with much less favorable starting positions.
In any case, we see the ideal and the seemingly few days ago impossible for London to regain the geostrategic sovereignty lost after two world wars. The chance that sin will not be used – or at least try to do it.
If the “Big Six” without America Trump something happens – then in the world, in addition to the “global triangle” of the US-China-Russia, there will be a “fourth force”. And consequently, the whole international combinatorics – as it were, by chance and by itself – will become at least a little more complicated. What will require appropriate correction of the positions of the other “centers of power” in force today, including Russia

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