The leaders of Canada and the United States are locked in an ugly, escalating public dispute over trade barriers, tariffs and how they think they world should resolve its problems.
En route to his historic meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un after leaving the summit early, Mr. Trump used Twitter to declare Mr. Trudeau "dishonest and weak" after the Prime Minister reiterated Canada's already announced plans to retaliate for Mr. Trump's tariffs with levies on certain USA goods.
Trump also lashed out at Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the country's trade relationship with America on Sunday as well calling Trudeau "very dishonest and weak".
French President Emmanuel Macron has been the first G7 leader to hit back at Donald Trump, after the U.S. president dramatically withdrew his support for a joint communiqué agreed at the group's recent summit in Canada and attacked its host.
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A New York Times reporter who was present at the Trudeau press conference tweeted Sunday that he didn't understand what remarks Kudlow was referring to when the economic adviser said Trudeau stabbed the U.S.in the back.
Peter Navarro, another top counselor, abandoned any semblance of decorum, suggesting "there is a special place in hell" for Trudeau.
In response to the initial tweets critical of her country and prime minister, Canada's foreign minister, Chrystia Freeland, said her nation "does not conduct its diplomacy through ad hominem attacks". In the end, that language stayed in and it was only on climate change that no consensus was reached.
In an in-depth interview with German broadcaster ARD, she said that the European Union would follow in the footsteps of Canada and come up with counter-measures to levy tariffs on the 28-member bloc.
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May is pictured during a portion of the G-7 summit in the Charlevoix city of La Malbaie, Quebec, Canada, June 9, 2018.
French President Emmanuel Macron said "international co-operation can not be dictated by fits of anger and throwaway remarks". He called Trump's refusal to sign the communique a display of "incoherence and inconsistency".
This year's summit had a particular focus on trade.
Trudeau and May also bucked Trump on another high-profile issue: Russian Federation. Russian Federation used to be included rounding out the group to G8, Trump has been lobbying for the country to be let back in.
Leaders of the Group of Seven countries urged Russian Federation on Saturday to stop undermining democracies and said they were ready to step up sanctions against Moscow if necessary. He said that Canada has to stand up for itself.