An Irish MEP has described the manner in which the G7 summit ended in Canada as worrying.
Ireland South MEP Sean Kelly says efforts will have to be made to avoid exacerbating tensions over trade.
In recent weeks the United States imposed tariffs on EU steel and aluminium imports, prompting fears of a wider trade war.
Fine Gael MEP Sean Kelly says discussions will continue behind the scenes to resolve differences between the EU and US:
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