In Pictures: World leaders and protesters gather in France as G7 summit begins

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson arrives in Biarritz (Stefan Rousseau/PA)
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Speaking to reporters on the plane to the summit, Mr Johnson once again called for the backstop to be removed from the Brexit withdrawal agreement (Dylan Martinez/PA)
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US President Donald Trump takes lunch with French President Emmanuel Macron, right, at the Hotel du Palais in Biarritz (Andrew Harnik/AP)
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Mr Trump arrived earlier on Saturday along with First Lady Melania Trump (Andrew Harnik/AP)
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Meanwhile Mr Macron’s wife Brigitte Macron enjoyed a walk along the beach (Francois Mori/AP)
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives at Biarritz airport (Peter Dejong/AP)
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Mounted police officers patrol near the beach on the first day of the G7 summit (Markus Schreiber/AP)
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Chile’s president Sebastian Pinera and his wife Maria Cecilia Morel Montes were also among the high-profile guests (Peter Dejong/AP)
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe with his wife Akie Abe at the airport in Biarritz (Peter Dejong/AP)
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is greeted by Isabelle Hudon, the Canadian ambassador to France, on his arrival at the airport (Francois Mori/AP)
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A group of Basque Joaldunak, cowbell wearers dressed in sheep skins, join anti-G7 activists crossing a bridge from Hendaye, France, to Irun, Spain. The banner reads No To G7, Creating Another World (Bob Edme/AP)
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Anti-G7 activists carry pictures of the G7 leaders during a protest in Hendaye (Emilio Morenatti/AP)
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Oxfam activists, wearing masks of the G7 leaders, enact a performance at the beach in Hendaye (Emilio Morenatti/AP)
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Anti-G7 activists carry rubber boats, in a reference to migrants crossing the Mediterranean (Bob Edme/AP)
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French police detain an anti-G7 activist during a march along a road near a tent camp near Hendaye (Emilio Morenatti/AP)
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A portrait of G7 leaders is drawn in the sand in Biarritz over the headline Turn The Tide For Gender Equality (Peter Dejong/AP)
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