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>> Over 48 hours in the making, a G7 agreement of sorts, signed off by all G7 nations, but it has Donald Trump's imprint all over it. I'm Reuters Jacob Griese reporting from the G7 in Italy where after days of wrangling we have a six page communique, far less than normal.
It does include the phrase, to fight protectionism an apparent concession. But it skirts over migration and only mentions climate change on page five, where every nation, apart from the US, promises to uphold the Paris climate accord.>> Donald Trump tweeted immediately after saying he'll make a decision of whether to stay in next week.
German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, describing their G7 climate change discussions as very difficult, if not disappointing. But the US president wasn't hanging around to hear it. His chopper heading for a nearby US military base where he declared the summit a success.>> Next, I attended the G7 right here in Sicily and made great progress.
Thank you.>> He is the only leader not to give a closing G7 press conference. This summit has seen some consensus on security and foreign policy issues, but has also been impasse, something that's worried onlookers hoping for action in areas such as the migration crisis. This location, chosen by Italy as a reminder of the deadly cost of people trying to reach European shores.
>> We all knew that this is a difficult debate, and it is difficult to reach agreement on this. But we also know that the start of school means that one child is dying every day in the Mediterranean.>> The summit also marks the end of the U.S. president's first foreign trip.
It's a whirlwind tour that first started with a Saudi Arabia arms deal that may be remembered for leaving NATO members up in arms.>> Trump pushed fellow members of the military alliance on defense spending and elbowed his way to the front of a photo call. After a relatively unmessage tour of the Middle East even championed by critics, the European leg has proven more divisive.
The grand finale in Sicily saw displays of musical and military might, but not that much in terms of unity.