Leaders of the G7 group of nations, which includes the Unted States, Canada, Japan, the United Kingdom, Germany, France and Italy, as well as the European Union, are meeting at Taormina from May 26-27.
In an April meeting between the two leaders at the White House, Trump and Gentiloni appeared to differ on what the US role in Libya should be. Like many other agreements signed under the administration of former US President Barack Obama, Trump has vowed that he would revise Washington's commitments under the deals to ensure US interests are protected.
"The whole discussion on the topic of climate was very hard, not to say very unsatisfactory", she told reporters, labelling the G7 deadlock as "six against one". "Paris has important meaning to numerous European leaders", said Cohn.
European Union diplomats also looked to put a positive spin on Trump's refusal to back the landmark Paris climate accord, saying he had listened hard to their arguments.
During his election campaign, Trump threatened unilateral tariffs on Mexican and Chinese goods and said he would quit the North American Free Trade agreement unless it was renegotiated to his liking.
"Understanding this process, the (other participants) reaffirm their strong commitment to swiftly implement the Paris Agreement".
President Donald Trump said Saturday he would make a decision on the Paris Agreement on climate change "next week" following months of intense speculation and lobbying on both sides of the issue.
Earlier, in an off-camera briefing for reporters, National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn said of the climate discussions, "We're all trying to get to the right place, respectful of each other".
But discussions on that subject also hit stalemate because of differences with the United States at what EU President Donald Tusk called "the most challenging G7 summit in years". Only five of NATO's 28 members meet the target: Britain, Estonia, debt-laden Greece, Poland and the United States, which spends more on defense than all the other allies combined. Cohn stressed Friday that the president was simply being critical of the USA trade imbalance with Germany. He also tweeted that he would be making his decision next week.
Germany's trade surplus with the United States is part of its large overall surplus with the rest of the world.
Trump has held no news conferences during the nine-day trip, allowing him to avoid questions about the Russian Federation investigations.
The delay from the U.S.is being seen as an area for concern for advocates of global action to confront climate change.
Trump tweeted Saturday, "Many NATO countries have agreed to step up payments considerably, as they should".
Donald Trump is now on his way back to America, ending a marathon nine-day tour of the Middle East and Europe - his first foreign trip since taking office.
With Italy, which has felt the brunt of the EU's migration crisis in recent years, holding the G7 presidency, the leaders' declaration included an expanded section on "human mobility".
Clearly, for Trump now to violate a major campaign promise and stick with the Paris agreement would be a huge mistake. The summit's communiquenoted that the Trump administration would take more time to consider whether it will remain committed to the 2015 Paris deal to rein in greenhouse gas emissions.
Several thousand people are expected to march through Giardini Naxos, the seaside town bordering Taormina, the hill top venue of the G7.
The G-7 members were still wrestling over a statement on trade and whether it would condemn protectionism, as previous group statements have.
Three Montana news publications withdrew their endorsements, and even House Speaker Paul Ryan condemned Gianforte's actions. Still, Republicans now have to answer for the fact that one of their own elected officials is now facing assault charges.
This dance is a complete 180 from the last one, and is raw with emotion. "I'm her biggest fan, you have no idea", Jennings said. Regardless, she should have won, because she was a natural on the dance floor and she was born to ball room dance.
A mother who is accused of shooting two of her children told police that she did it to save them from the "evils of the world". At the time of the shootings, an investigation was open and active against Helton by Montgomery County Children Services.
North Korea says it has no choice but to advance its nuclear and missile development to defend itself from attack. Meanwhile, the United States has also urged China to use its influence over North Korea to de-escalate tensions.
The company's My Ride 65 convertible auto seats failed a crash test run by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Graco announced the recall of more than 25,000 auto seats because webbing did not meet federal requirements in crash tests.
They are a big club that has had a change and now needs someone who can organise: someone who has been at a big club. Jonny Hayes had given the Dons the lead before Stuart Armstrong levelled nearly immediately.
Sampaoli leaves Sevilla having guided them to the top four but, for much of the season, this was a campaign that promised more. Right now Argentina is fifth with 22 points behind Brasil (33), Colombia (24), Uruguay (23) and Chile (23).
However, here it has been tuned for 592bhp - an increase of 25bhp - making it the most powerful Jaguar to ever hit the road. I'm a little surprised they went with the XE for this one, but I'm also excited to see just how insane they can make it.
Members of Idaho's congressional delegation have been characteristically measured in their initial assessment of the Trump budget. His argument is that Medicaid funding will still increase in dollar terms each year during the 10-year budget window.
That raises the Spark's top speed to up to 31 miles per hour , and sets the camera gimbal to first-person view (FPV). Preset flight sequences such as circling and spiralling shots help to make Spark easier for the novice drone pilot.
China claims nearly the entire South China Sea , a key shipping lane that is believed to be rich in mineral and marine resources. At the same time , China can never represent Taiwan at the negotiations with regard to the South China Sea , he added.
Diego Costa says he won't go to China, only to Atletico
"The first goal should never have been allowed", he said of Alexis Sanchez's controversial opener for Arsenal at Wembley . Poor defending from the usually imperious N'golo Kante Arsenal's Olivier Giroud to tee up Ramsey for the winning goal.
Manchester Bombing Investigation Leads to Additional Arrests
Members of the public gather to attend a candlelit vigil to honor the victims of Monday evening's terror attack in Manchester . All the previous arrests were made in and around Manchester where the suicide bombing took place on Monday night.
Memorial Day an occasion of remembrance
And if you can't make it to the cemetery, take a moment to remember and take a moment of silence at 3 p.m. on Memorial Day. Of course, putting aside one day does not do justice to all those who have bravely fought throughout history.
Fox News finds itself in unaccustomed spot _ out of first
Anderson Cooper led the way for CNN, winning his 8 p.m. slot for "AC 360" for five straight days last week over Fox and MSNBC. More revelations about Flynn followed, along with the naming of a special prosecutor for the Russian investigation.
Man arrested at Comicon carrying guns, knives
Police officials believe the man meant to attack officers, but he was taken into custody before ever drawing or pointing a gun. However, this did not seem to occur on Thursday, with the armed man slipping through into the convention while fully armed.
China sidesteps Duterte claim of war threat over sea row
For his part, Senator Paolo Benigno "Bam" Aquino that such threat of war from the Chinese President is definitely troublesome. On a state visit to China a year ago , Duterte announced the Philippines' "separation" from the United States .
Taiwan court rules same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional
The ruling Democratic Progressive Party that swept national elections in the self-ruled island previous year supported the change. In Thailand, activists said it would provoke redoubled effort to get the military-ruled country to legalize gay marriage.
Vermont governor vetoes marijuana bill, wants changes made
He also wants the bill to include money for regulation, enforcement and education. "We need to move a little bit slower". Governor Phil Scott, a Republican, told reporters he was not satisfied that the bill adequately protected public safety.
Bella Thorne and Scott Disick Have PDA-Filled Day in Cannes
Kourtney Kardashian and her alleged new boo, model/boxer Younes Bendjima , seem to be having the time of their lives together. The " Keeping Up With the Kardashians " star was spotted on a date night with Bendjima Monday at Gotha nightclub in Cannes.
Senate votes to confirm Branstad as ambassador to China
He will then be sworn in as U.S. ambassador to the People's Republic of China by Judge Steven Colloton of the U.S. If the past seven years are any indication, Iowans aren't going to see this leadership from Governor Reynolds".
Irving's 42 carries Cavaliers past Celtics
While the Celtics' lead was still 10 points at halftime, you could see the Cavaliers starting to wake up, led by Kyrie Irving. They will try to make it to the Finals for a third consecutive season in Game 5 in Boston on Thursday.