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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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His comments came after talks with Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi, the chair of the G8 group of industrialised nations, in Rome.
Japan, in its capacity as Chair of the G8, will pursue synergy between the discussion in the G-8 summit process and those reviews and discussions taking place in the U.
Over 30million people from all around the world gave their names for the Live8 list, which was presented to Tony Blair - as chair of the G8 - by representatives of Live 8 and the Global Call to Action against Poverty.
At the 2002 G8 Summit in Kananaskis, Alberta, under the leadership of Canada as the Chair of the G8, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States agreed to a set of Non-Proliferation Principles and Guidelines in response to a perceived increased threat of nuclear proliferation.