Cartoon G7 at Schloss-Elmau

Thanks, TTIP!

Published on 9 June 2015 at 10:11


Can you sort out the formalities?!

G7 countries met on 7 and 8 June at Schloss Elmau in Bavaria for a summit particularly focused on foreign policy (especially the crisis in Ukraine), security and climate change, six months before the climate conference in Paris. A day was spend discussing cooperation on development, security and reforms in Africa, with leaders meeting several African heads of state and government leaders.

Several thousand protesters marched on 7 June in the nearby resort of Garmisch-Partenkirchen to criticise, among other things, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Pact (TTIP). Some scuffles broke out with the police.

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