“I bet – Biden with arm around little man Macron – will be cover photo in French press tomorrow.”
White House Bloomberg reporter Josh Wingrove tweeted: “Biden and Macron each had an arm around each other as they walked away after the so-called G-7 family photo.
“Biden threw his arm around Macron. The mics didn’t pick up what they said. Ursula von der Leyen was chatting with them, too.”
One person joked: “Lobbying over the Brexit sausage war?”
Boris Johnson was walking ahead of the pair, as he held a brief chat with Angela Merkel, who is marking her last G7 as German Chancellor.
A push for global Covid vaccinations and climate change are due to be the focus of the summit between the leaders.
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