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G7 leaders firm on Russia sanctions

President Barack Obama and Chancellor Angela Merkel held talks as the G7 summit of economic powers began in southern Germany, BBC reports. Moscow is the target of European Union and US sanctions over its role in support of Ukrainian rebels. Russia has been

“Too much violence”: Obama urges G7 to resolve situation in Ukraine

U.S. President Barack Obama said that the G7 member states should continue to seek ways to resolve the situation in Ukraine, where a high level of violence is still being recorded, Joinfo.ua reports with reference to UNIAN. "We began to touch on

G7 summit: Japan urges to boost world infrastructures

Global economic woes and China's claims to the South China Sea have set the tone at the G7 summit in Japan. Overshadowing the annual event is a planned visit to Hiroshima by US President Barack Obama, Deutsche Welle reports. Japan welcomed leaders

G7 Foreign Ministers call to implement Minsk Agreements over Ukraine

April 11, foreign chiefs as a part of the ongoing two-day G7 meeting in Hiroshima denounced the illegal annexation of Crimea and stressed on a necessity to adhere by Minsk Agreements for peaceful settlement of the Ukrainian crisis, Interfax-Ukraine reports with

German Foreign Minister hopes for Russia’s return to G8

Russia may return to the Group of Eight (G8) but only on particular conditions, Foreign Minister of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier told the German press agency DPA on Sunday on the verge of G7 foreign ministers meeting starting today in Hiroshima, UNIAN