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After the clash at the G7 summit, a video of Meloni and Macron goes viral for the wrong reasons

A video of a recent interaction between the Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni and French President Emmanuel Macron has gone viral, with many pointing out Meloni’s cold snub of Macron after the two leaders discussed the inclusion of certain language on Abortion rights in the final declaration of the G7 summit.
In response to the video, an X-user named Gareth Dore commented: “The eyes say what we are all thinking.”
Another user said: “Man… this face has no filter.”

The disagreement between Meloni and Macron dominated Italian front pages and may have overshadowed the summit's focus on supporting Ukraine. Meloni's office later denied reports that a reference to LGBTQ rights was removed from the statement and such claims were described as “baseless”.
The final version of the declaration expressed deep concern about the restrictions on the rights of women, girls and LGBTQIA+ people around the world and strongly condemned all abuses and violations of their rights and freedoms.
Italian local media reported that Meloni objected to the phrase “safe and legal” abortion in the final declaration, considering it “deeply wrong”. This issue led to a diplomatic dispute between Meloni and the liberal French president, whose relations were already strained due to their different political ideologies.
When questioned by an Italian journalist at a G7 press conference, Macron referred to the French parliament's recent vote to enshrine the right to abortion in the French constitution. He stressed the different sensitivities in Italy, saying: “These are not the same sensitivities that exist today in your country… I regret it, but I respect it because it was the sovereign decision of your people.”
Later in the evening, Meloni responded by pointing out that Macron was facing upcoming parliamentary elections and criticising him for using the G7 summit for “election campaigning”.
The recent European elections saw a significant increase in support for far-right politicians. In Italy, Meloni's party made significant gains, while in France, Marine Le Pen's far-right party Rassemblement National (RM) won the majority, causing Macron to lose his majority.