G8 Financial Ministers Meeting Concludes
(L-R) UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Alistair Darling, US Secretary of the Treasury Henry Paulson, Slovenia's Finance Minister and EU Chairman Andrej Bajuk, Joaquin Almunia, Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs at the European Commission, and World Bank President Robert Zoelick attend a tree planting ceremony, at the Osaka International Convention Center during the G8 Finance Ministers Meeting June 14, 2008 in Osaka, western Japan. During the two-day meeting, a preliminary to the G8 Summit proper, the financial leaders from the Group of Eight industrialized nations and other international delegates have discussed the issues such as soaring crude oil costs and rising food prices.
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