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    Theresa May is making her debut on the world stage. Her public appearances so far have been confident and competent. But...

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    There's a sense here Britain may have to adjust to its new place in the world order. Not certain, but a few straws in wind from last 24 hrs

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    1. Brexit is one of the main topics of concern at the economic forum. We are on the agenda as an "issue"

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    2. Theresa May has spent the summit trying presenting Britain as dependable and outward looking - striking this is even necessary

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    3. Diplomats surprised by force of President Obama's critique of UK - openly saying Brits voted the wrong way in the referendum

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    4. President Obama publicly assigning low priority to a trade deal - he could have been more helpful in public

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    5. There are suggestions that Obama was even more frank with Mrs May behind closed doors

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    6. Australia PM Malcolm Turnbull seized on the diplomatic void and played the role of Britain's closest friend at this summit -unusual look

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    7. The jaw dropping 15 page Japanese letter demanding a "soft" Brexit and threatening job - will others follow?

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    8.President Obama and John Kerry met Merkel and Hollande this morning. An EU/US summit with UK out of the room.

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    9. The spectacle of President Putin trying to use Brexit to pitch new trading relationship with UK to get out of Brexit. TM refused.

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    10. Doesn't matter diplomatically, but it will linger in memories: Theresa back left of the G20 photo

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    11. The big picture geopolitics of this summit is the US edging towards a deal wtih Russia over Syria - not clear UK playing much of a role

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    BUT If UK had voted to remain, there wd be much coverage of Merkel predicting "positive outcome" to Turkey visa waiver negotiations

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