G8 Hokkaido Toyako Summit Begins
German Chancellor Angela Merkel shakes hand with Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda upon arrival at the Windsor Hotel Toya on July 7, 2008 in Toyako, Hokkaido, Japan. During this 3-day Summit meeting, leaders from the eight strong industrial countries discuss on issues such as world economy, environment and climate changes and development in Africa
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