President Trump heads to France on Friday for this weekend's Group of Seven summit. The annual meeting of leaders from the world's biggest economies will include a Sunday meeting requested by Trump on the state of the global economy. The summit's host, French President Emmanuel Macron, has said the gathering was unlikely to conclude with the traditional joint communique as G-7 countries struggle to contain tensions with Trump, who has a history of clashing with fellow leaders at the annual summit. "G-7 summits have turned into a bit of a nightmare for all concerned and chances are this one could be especially terrible," Richard Gowan of the International Crisis Group told Politico.

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