5th G7 summit
1979 G7 summit in Tokyo, Japan
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
|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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