London: The primary in-person assembly of world leaders for the reason that coronavirus pandemic has been thrown into chaos by a heavy fog which has blanketed the summit web site and prevented world leaders from touchdown.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison is certainly one of a number of key world leaders to have their journey schedule disrupted as a result of the airport has been deemed too harmful for some planes.
He has been pressured to land at Brize Norton, west of Oxford – a five-hour drive from the G7 occasion within the seaside city of Carbis Bay, south west England.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson chosen the Cornwall web site to showcase the area’s pure magnificence and heat temperatures over summer season however a thick fog rolled throughout the area on Thursday afternoon local-time and has not lifted.
US President Joe Biden, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga are considered the one world leaders to make it into Cornwall earlier than the fog set in at Newquay airport, which was for use for all arrivals.
The state of affairs will delay the arrivals of French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, South Korea’s Moon Jae-In and Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi.
European Fee President Ursula von der Leyen and South African President Cyril Ramaphosa may even be affected.
The primary face-to-face gathering of world leaders for the reason that coronavirus pandemic started final 12 months, the G7 summit is slated to run over Friday, Saturday and Sunday.