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(G7), international organization officially established in 1985 to facilitate economic and commercial cooperation among the world's largest industrial nations, including efforts to aid the economies of non-G7 nations.
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Haq said Pakistan had briefed Kato about the security situation in the region and hoped the G-8 summit would take note of it.
The bilateral talks followed the three-day G-8 summit, to which Hu was invited to attend an outreach dialogue with the leaders of the major powers -- Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia and the United States -- as one of five leaders of emerging nations.
The decision to hold these meetings, from spring next year through June, comes after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe picked on Monday the Lake Toya hot-spring resort area in the town of Toyako on Japan's northernmost main island of Hokkaido as the venue for the G-8 summit.
Japan is making special efforts to take up Asian issues as the sole Asian member of the G-8 summit.
The issues have been taken up in past annual G-8 summits.
The G-8 summit comes amid uncertainty in the fate of debt-plagued Greece as its decision to hold new elections next month has fanned market fears that Athens may not implement austerity measures stipulated as necessary for an international bailout.
Earlier this month, while on a visit to her home country Italy, where she went with President Sarkozy to attend the G-8 summit, France's Italian-born First Lady wore similar simple outfits, including a pale pink ensemble during a press conference in Rome.
Erdogan returned to Turkish capital of Ankara from Italy where he held formal talks and attended the G-8 Summit.
Japan's advanced energy conservation and environmental technologies will be demonstrated to reporters coming from various countries to cover the G-8 summit where environmental conservation will be one of the key topics, METI said.
AT July's G-8 summit meeting in Russia, as conflict heated up between Israel and the Lebanese terror group Hezbollah, a microphone picked up a candid moment between George W.
At the invitation of Chancellor Angela Merkel, President Bush will travel to northeastern Germany in advance of his participation in the G-8 Summit in St.