“Attitude (in Russia. - RT) is interested. Of course, we are studying what was proposed by the US president, ”the diplomat quotes TASS.
According to him, Russia believes that the G7 format is outdated and does not reflect the alignment of forces in the international arena.
As Ryabkov noted, Moscow gives priority to cooperation within the framework of the G20 and BRICS.
“I believe that the seven in the form in which it was presented on the American side reflects a somewhat one-sided view of the problems, if only because there are no PRCs among those invited to this group,” he concluded.
Earlier, Trump, speaking about the need for Russia's presence in the G7, noted that "this is a matter of common sense."
On June 1, Trump during a telephone conversation told Russian President Vladimir Putin about his idea of holding a G7 summit with a possible invitation from the leaders of Russia, Australia, India and the Republic of Korea.