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quarta-feira, 19 de junho de 2013

Lough Erne

Lough Erne golf resort in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland is where the G8 summit took place (June 17-18).

The G8 is a forum that provides the opportunity for its members to co-operate in addressing global challenges.

The G8 (Group of 8) is made up of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, the USA and the UK. The EU is represented by Jose Manuel Barroso, the President of the European Commission, and Herman Van Rompuy, the President of the European Council.

The Presidency of the G8 rotates each calendar year and the country holding the G8 Presidency is responsible for hosting and organising the annual summit.The UK has handed over the Presidency to Russia for 2014.

 (from left): European commission president José Manuel Barroso; Japan's prime minister, Shinzo Abe; German chancellor, Angela Merkel; Russian president. Vladimir Putin; British prime minister, David Cameron; US president, Barack Obama; French president, François Hollande; Canadian prime minister, Stephen Harper; Italian prime minister, Enrico Letta, and European Council president, Herman Van Rompuy

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