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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 FCPF gained critical support in 2007, when Germany, as host of the group of Eight Summit, successfully advocated for the initiative to be endorsed by the G-8 governments.
Merkel last visited Japan in 2008 for a Group of Eight summit in Hokkaido.
"The Group of Eight summit, I have invited my counterparts to, will be held on June 4-5, 2014, in Sochi," Putin told journalists after a G8 summit in Northern Ireland on Tuesday.
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Tokyo and Moscow are arranging a meeting between Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the Group of Eight summit scheduled for June 17 and 18 in Northern Ireland, a Japanese government source said Tuesday.
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The ladies were also treated to a meal made from produce grown in the White House vegetable garden as a Group of Eight summit got underway.
for talks in early September when the two leaders met in France during May's Group of Eight summit.
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