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G8

The 8 wealthiest, most influential and most industrially advanced democratic nations: Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, UK, US.
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Although the G-8 summit will be held in the France at the lakeside resort of Evian, most of the anti-globalization demonstrations are expected to take place in the neighboring Swiss cities of Geneva and Lausanne.
Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chretien, who hosted the G-8 summit, invited the African leaders to attend the summit as he took up aid to Africa as one of the focuses of this year's annual summit of the G-8.
Japan explained the plan at an ongoing meeting here in Okinawa of the so-called "sherpas," personal representatives of the Group of Eight (G-8) leaders who are in charge of preparing the July 21-23 G-8 summit in this southernmost island prefecture, the sources said.
The G-8 summit takes place July 21-23 in Nago, northern Okinawa Prefecture, with top leaders from Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Russia, the United States and host Japan participating.
Okinawa will host the G-8 summit July 21-23 in the city of Nago, northern Okinawa.
At the G-8 Summit in July, British Prime Minister Tony Blair and other world leaders focused almost exclusively on the problems of global poverty.
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.
President Barack Obama invited a number of African leaders to take part at the G-8 Summit, due in Camp David on May 19.
EDS: INCORPORATING EARLIER STORY HEADLINED 'CHINESE LEADER HU TO SKIP G-8 SUMMIT DUE TO SITUATION IN XINJIANG, CHANGING DATELINE)
Manmohan Singh arrived in Rome on a four-day visit on Tuesday to attend the G-8 summit.
set back progress on global warming" at the G-8 summit in July.
The Swiss President, Pascal Couchepin, is due to meet President Bush during the G-8 summit on the shores of Lake Geneva in June.