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Johnson to Push 'Global Britain' at G7, Even as He Cuts Foreign Aid

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As Prime Minister Boris Johnson prepares to host the Group of 7 meeting, he faces a battle over efforts to cut foreign aid by a third to help make up for the costs of fighting the coronavirus.
LONDON — When Prime Minister Boris Johnson of Britain welcomes world leaders to the Cornwall seacoast for a summit meeting on Friday, he clearly hopes the soaring vistas — majestic cliffs rising above churning ocean surf — will impel the leaders into soaring new flights of global cooperation.

But on the eve of the Group of 7 gathering, Mr. Johnson is fighting…
Mark Landler
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