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G8 summit in Sochi becomes G7 event in Brussels

24.03.14 @ 21:45

  1. By EUOBSERVER

EU Council chief Van Rompuy has said the G8 summit in June in Sochi, Russia, will be held as a G7 meeting in Brussels instead without Russia. Brazil, India, China, and South Africa criticised Australia's idea to also exclude Russia from a G20 meeting in Brisbane in November, however.