U.S. President Donald Trump called earlier on Friday for Russian Federation to be brought back into the global grouping.
Despite the president describing his relationship with the other leaders as "a 10", conversations between the world's largest industrialized countries were thought to be intense as the allies faced off with Trump over tariffs his administration has imposed on them.
The 28-member bloc - soon to lose the United Kingdom after the 2016 referendum to exit the European Union - managed to grapple with a financial meltdown and the biggest influx of refugees since World War II only with "great effort", Merkel said.
Image:Emmanuel Macron left his mark on Donald Trump’s hand after a firm handshake
The photo was tweeted by Merkel spokesman Steffen Seibert.
"Big power move from Merkel's social media team, posting this extremely memeable picture on her Instagram", observed freelance journalist Elena Cresci. To many, the picture was something more than "a thousand words".
Fuller wasn't only one who saw echoes of one of America's preeminent early 20th-century painters and illustrators in the assortment of enigmatic facial expressions of a room full of the world's most powerful leaders. Angela and Emmanuel and Justin.
Mrs Merkel's March 2017 visit to the White House was marked by Mr Trump either not hearing or ignoring her offer to shake hands in the Oval Office.
Taylor Swift praises 'resilience' of Manchester following attack
The 25-year-old hitmaker had the Stadium in the palm of her hand as she began with "Boom Clap" and followed with "I Love It". Nicely done, Taylor - and there's more to come on Saturday evening from this most talented young lady.
Bless you for having mod support, Final Fantasy XV
Thanks to the Mod Organizer, you can create either a custom cosmetic skin for a weapon or a unique weapon with its own stats. It does not have the functionality for creating and editing assets such as 3D models.
PGA star Fowler gets engaged to pole vaulter-turned-model Stokke
Fowler's post includes comments from many athletes and celebrities, including Tom Brady , Justin Timberlake and Kelly Slater . Over the weekend, star golfer Rickie Fowler took a break from the course and hit the beach with girlfriend Allison Stokke .