5th G7 summit facts for kids
The 5th G7 summit was a meeting in 1979 for the leaders of Canada, the European Commission, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States.
The Tokyo summit of the Group of Seven (G7) was the 5th meeting in a series which began in 1976.
This was the first G7 summit in Japan
The G8 and the summit are part of a consultation process. The G8 is not an international organization. It is an informal group.
|Core G7 members
Host nation and leader are indicated in bold text.
|Canada||Joe Clark||Prime Minister|
|France||Valéry Giscard d'Estaing||President|
|West Germany||Helmut Schmidt||Chancellor|
|Italy||Giulio Andreotti||Prime Minister|
|Japan||Masayoshi Ohira||Prime Minister|
|United Kingdom||Margaret Thatcher||Prime Minister|
|United States||Jimmy Carter||President|
|European Commission||Roy Jenkins||President|
The G7 leaders agreed to cooperate in the area of energy for developing countries.
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