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G8

 (jē′āt′)
n.
The countries of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Representatives from these countries meet to discuss economic concerns.

[G(roup of) 8.]

G8

abbreviation for
(Economics) Group of Eight
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The group already has suspended preparations for a G8 summit hosted by Russia in Sochi that has been scheduled for June.
NNA - France's foreign minister called Sunday for preparations to be suspended for the upcoming G8 summit in Sochi over Russia's "military escalation" in Ukraine's Crimea peninsula, APF reported.
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Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The next G8 summit will take place in the Southern Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi in June 2014, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced.
Both sides at the conference must engage seriously and constructively," they said in a final communique, issued after the annual G8 summit in Lough Erne, Northern Ireland.
The agreement came as leaders of the world's most powerful countries gathered in Northern Ireland for a G8 summit which was overshadowed by international tensions over the civil war in Syria.
The steel-ringed fences topped in barbed wire that have been erected around the Lough Erne golf resort provide an uneasy backdrop for the UK's presidency of the G8 summit of world leaders as it gets under way in Northern Ireland.
Supporters of the Enough Food for Everyone IF campaign were at Holyhead yesterday to send hundreds of messages calling for action to end world hunger to the leaders of the world's richest countries, who are meeting in Enniskillen for the G8 summit.
Ghana's President John Dramani Mahama has been invited by the British Prime Minister, David Cameron, to next Saturday's G8 Summit on Tax, Trade and Transparency in the UK, the Office of the President announced here Wednesday.
A tourism chief in Northern Ireland has said that the G8 summit will provide his office with a rare and valuable opportunity to showcase Northern Ireland to the world.
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