US is resisting Italian attempts to share refugee burden and has signalled it will not stick to 2015 climate pledges

Donald Trump goes into his first G7 summit on Friday not in a mood to compromise with his fellow world leaders over climate change, free trade, migration or help for Africa.

The tenor and tone of the two-day meeting in Taormina, Sicily is hard to predict, partly because four of the seven leaders are newly installed and attending for the first time – Trump, Theresa May, France’s Emmanuel Macron and the Italian prime minister, Paolo Gentiloni.

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