Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau says he tried.
He knows that his country’s traditional role in the Group of Seven (G7) has been to bridge the differences between the United States and Europe. But in Whistler, British Columbia, last week, there were no connections to be made, as six countries turned on the United States in an extraordinary display of diplomatic anger over President Donald Trump’s trade policies.
“We are all equally frustrated,” Morneau said in an interview on June 2 after chairing meetings with his G7 counterparts for three days in the Coast Mountains.
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