President Donald Trump arrives for the family photo during the G-7 Summit, Friday, June 8, 2018, in Charlevoix, Canada. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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Top U.S. allies scrambled Friday to keep a Group of Seven nations summit from veering off track as U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to deal with "unfair trade practices" by Canada and the European Union.Trump arrived behind schedule and planned an early exit from the G-7 meeting.Trump arrived Friday at the annual gathering, held this year at a picturesque Quebec resort, but will leave Saturday morning before the event is over, heading to Singapore for his highly anticipated summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.Trump also met briefly with Macron before the meeting officially started.The president appeared in no hurry to leave for Canada.Under Trump, the United States has abandoned its traditional role in the G-7 . Tension has been building over a year of policymaking that has distanced the U.S. from traditional allies, including Trump's decisions to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate accord and the international Iran nuclear agreement.Canada and other U.S. allies are retaliating with tariffs on U.S. exports.
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