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Hu at G8 summit
Updated: 2005-07-08 11:55

German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder (L) greets China's President Hu Jintao prior to a bilateral meeting at the Gleneagles hotel during the G8 Summit July 7, 2005. Group of Eight leaders vowed to press ahead with action on African poverty and global warming at their annual summit here but found themselves thrust into the fight against terrorism by the bloody carnage in London. [AFP]

British Prime Minister Tony Blair (R) shakes hands with Chinese President Hu Jintao during a meeting at the G8 summit at Gleneagles, Scotland, July 7, 2005. [AP]

British Prime Minister Tony Blair (C), surrounded by world leaders, speaks about the huge explosions which rocked London on Thursday killing several people, at the G8 summit in Gleneagles, Scotland, July 7, 2005. Leaders of the world's most powerful countries united on Thursday to condemn a wave of 'barbaric' attacks in London and vowed to defeat terrorism, Blair said on Thursday. Front row L to R: Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder, Chinese President Hu Jintao, U.S. President George W. Bush, British Prime Minister Tony Blair, French President Jacques Chirac, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Mexican President Vicente Fox. Back row L to R: Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin, President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso, South African President Thabo Mbeki, Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan, Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi, President of the World Bank Paul Wolfowitz. [Reuters]