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Wed 4 to Thu 5 Jun 2014

G7 leaders meet excluding Russia due to Crimea occupation

  • By Maja Micudova
  • Last update: 52 weeks ago
  • Brussels, Région de Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium

G8 leaders

This years annual meeting of the world's largest economies takes place without Russia due to the countries recent occupation of the Crimean peninsula. 

The objective of the summit is for the G8 members to resolve differences between them as well as promote further fruitful cooperation. 

The leaders at the summit discuss global issues such as energy, food security, health, terrorism and the environment. 

The G8 summit attracts every year a large number of anti-globalist protests and demonstrations. 

www.bbc.com - G8 summit 'won't be held in Russia' on 2014-03-25
www.bbc.com - Crimea crisis: Russia and Ukraine hold first meeting on 2014-03-25

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