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Russia's Putin would be ready to host G7 in Moscow

Reuters  |  QINGDAO, China 

By Denis PinchukQINGDAO, China (Reuters) - Russia did not choose to leave the G7 and would be happy to host its members in Moscow, President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday when asked about U.S. President Donald Trump's suggestion that Russia should have been at its latest meeting.Trump said on Friday that Russia should have attended a Group of Seven summit in Canada over the weekend, an idea that even Moscow seemed to reject saying it was focused on other formats. Russia was pushed out of the then G8 due to its annexation of Ukraine's Crimea four years ago. "We did not (choose to) leave it, ...

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First Published: Sun, June 10 2018. 14:16 IST