PressTV-G7 protesters burn US flags, leaders clash with Trump

Thousands of demonstrators have staged rallies to protest against the world leaders’ gathering in Canada for the 44th Group of Seven (G7) summit.

The 44th G7 summit takes place on June 8 and 9 in La Malbaie in Quebec.

On Thursday, demonstrators marched in the provincial capital Quebec towards the International Media Center housing most of the reporters following the summit while chanting slogans amid heavy riot police presence.

Demonstrators burn US and British flags at a protest march ahead of the G7 Summit in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, June 7, 2018. (Photo by Reuters)

Protesters burned US and British flags at the protest ahead of the Friday’s meeting between leaders from the US, the UK, France, Italy, Japan, Germany and the host Canada.

Earlier, media sources ran reports regarding a rift between the traditional allies.

In particular, the Canadian and French presidents clashed with US President Donald Trump on trade tariffs, which is…

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