Here are pictures from the summit of Group of Eight, which took place in the Italian L’Aquila.
The Group of Eight (G8, and formerly the G6 or Group of Six) is a forum, created by France in 1975, for governments of eight nations of the northern hemisphere: Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States; in addition, the European Union is represented within the G8. “G8” can refer to the member states or to the annual summit meeting of the G8 heads of government.
On the last day of the summit «Big Eight» leaders of the countries pledged to fight hunger, 20 billion dollars – a 5 billion more than originally planned.
Chancellor of Germany – Angela Merkel.
U.S. President Barack Obama.
Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva gave U.S. President Yellow T-shirt, the Brazilian football team.
U.S. President Barack Obama and French President Nicolas Sarkozy.
The Prime Minister of Italy Silvio Berlusconi and the president of Russia Dmitry Medvedev.
Silvio Berlusconi and Angela Merkel.
The president of Russia Dmitry Medvedev.
The representative of the African countries at the summit of the Libyan leader Muammar al-Gaddafi.
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown and Libyan leader Muammar al-Gaddafi.
Commission President José Manuel Barroso.
Nicolas Sarkozy with his wife Carla Bruni.
Nicolas Sarkozy and Barack Obama.
Barack Obama, Nicolas Sarkozy and Angela Merkel.
Nicolas Sarkozy and Angela Merkel.
The Prime Minister of Japan Taro Aso meets Barack Obama and Silvio Berlusconi.
Photos: Reuters, AP, AFP, Getty Images.
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