G8 Annual Meeting

May 27, 2011, 10:01 AM IST
From left, British Prime Minister David Cameron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and European Council President Herman Van Rompuy arrive at the meeting venue for the G8 summit.
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From left, British Prime Minister David Cameron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and European Council President Herman Van Rompuy arrive at the meeting venue for the G8 summit.

From left, President Barack Obama, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, and French President Nicolas Sarkozy wave for photographers as they arrive at the G8 Summit.
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From left, President Barack Obama, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, and French President Nicolas Sarkozy wave for photographers as they arrive at the G8 Summit.

French President Nicolas Sarkozy, right, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel gesture during arrivals for a lunch meeting at the Villa le Cercle during the G8 summit.
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French President Nicolas Sarkozy, right, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel gesture during arrivals for a lunch meeting at the Villa le Cercle during the G8 summit.

G8 leaders meet internet representatives during a round table meeting at the G8 summit.
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G8 leaders meet internet representatives during a round table meeting at the G8 summit.

Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan waves during arrivals at Le Ciro's Restaurant, during a dinner meeting for the G8 summit.
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Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan waves during arrivals at Le Ciro's Restaurant, during a dinner meeting for the G8 summit.

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg speaks during a press conference that took place at the G8 summit.
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Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg speaks during a press conference that took place at the G8 summit.

Eric Schmidt of Google gestures during a press conference that took place at the G8 summit.
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Eric Schmidt of Google gestures during a press conference that took place at the G8 summit.

President Barack Obama, back to camera, is welcomed to a dinner by French President Nicolas Sarkozy, right, and his wife Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, at the G8 summit.
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President Barack Obama, back to camera, is welcomed to a dinner by French President Nicolas Sarkozy, right, and his wife Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, at the G8 summit.

President Barack Obama speaks to reporters as he meets with Japan's Prime Minister Naoto Kan at the G8 summit.
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President Barack Obama speaks to reporters as he meets with Japan's Prime Minister Naoto Kan at the G8 summit.

French President Nicolas Sarkozy during a press conference at the G8 summit.
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French President Nicolas Sarkozy during a press conference at the G8 summit.

President Barack Obama meets with Japan's Prime Minister Naoto Kan at the G8 summit.
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President Barack Obama meets with Japan's Prime Minister Naoto Kan at the G8 summit.

European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, left, and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg participate in a round table meeting at the G8 summit.
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European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, left, and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg participate in a round table meeting at the G8 summit.

From left, European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, arrive for a working session on Internet issues at the G8 summit.
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From left, European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, arrive for a working session on Internet issues at the G8 summit.

Anti-G8 protesters gather during a demonstration on the pier in the city of Le Havre, western France, Thursday, May 26, 2011 on the first day of the G8 summit.
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Anti-G8 protesters gather during a demonstration on the pier in the city of Le Havre, western France, Thursday, May 26, 2011 on the first day of the G8 summit.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, meets Tunisian Prime Minister Beji Caid Essebsi for a bilateral meeting during the G8 Summit.
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, meets Tunisian Prime Minister Beji Caid Essebsi for a bilateral meeting during the G8 Summit.

British Prime Minister David Cameron walks prior to a meeting at the G8 summit in Deauville, France.
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British Prime Minister David Cameron walks prior to a meeting at the G8 summit in Deauville, France.

IMF Acting Managing Director John Lipsky, left, speaks with Egyptian Prime Minister Essam Sharaf during a bilateral meeting at the G8 summit in Deauville, France.
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IMF Acting Managing Director John Lipsky, left, speaks with Egyptian Prime Minister Essam Sharaf during a bilateral meeting at the G8 summit in Deauville, France.

US President Barack Obama, left, shakes hands with French President Nicolas Sarkozy participate in a bilateral meeting at the G8 summit in Deauville, France.
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US President Barack Obama, left, shakes hands with French President Nicolas Sarkozy participate in a bilateral meeting at the G8 summit in Deauville, France.

French President Nicolas Sarkozy shakes hands with World Bank President Robert Zoellick, left, before a meeting at the G8 summit in Deauville, France.
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French President Nicolas Sarkozy shakes hands with World Bank President Robert Zoellick, left, before a meeting at the G8 summit in Deauville, France.

French President Nicolas Sarkozy shakes hands with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, left, before a meeting at the G8 summit in Deauville, France.
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French President Nicolas Sarkozy shakes hands with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, left, before a meeting at the G8 summit in Deauville, France.

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev walks prior to a meeting at the G8 summit in Deauville, France, Friday, May 27, 2011. G8 leaders, in a two-day meeting, will discuss the Internet, aid for North African states and ways in which to end the conflict in Libya.
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Russian President Dmitry Medvedev walks prior to a meeting at the G8 summit in Deauville, France, Friday, May 27, 2011. G8 leaders, in a two-day meeting, will discuss the Internet, aid for North African states and ways in which to end the conflict in Libya.

Tunisian Prime Minister Beji Caid Essebsi speaks during a media conference at the G8 summit in Deauville, France.
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Tunisian Prime Minister Beji Caid Essebsi speaks during a media conference at the G8 summit in Deauville, France.

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and World Bank President Robert Zoellick, right, during a round table meeting between G8 members and African countries at the G8 summit in Deauville, France.
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United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and World Bank President Robert Zoellick, right, during a round table meeting between G8 members and African countries at the G8 summit in Deauville, France.

British Prime Minister David Cameron speaks during a press conference at the G8 summit in Deauville, France.
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British Prime Minister David Cameron speaks during a press conference at the G8 summit in Deauville, France.

French President Nicolas Sarkozy, left, speaks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel during a walk to the Villa Le Cercle restaurant at the G8 summit.
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French President Nicolas Sarkozy, left, speaks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel during a walk to the Villa Le Cercle restaurant at the G8 summit.

French President Nicolas Sarkozy, center front, stands with G8 leaders, North African and African partners during a group photo at the G8 summit.
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French President Nicolas Sarkozy, center front, stands with G8 leaders, North African and African partners during a group photo at the G8 summit.

US President Barack Obama, right, speaks with Egyptian Prime Minister Essam Sharaf during a group photo at the G8 summit.
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US President Barack Obama, right, speaks with Egyptian Prime Minister Essam Sharaf during a group photo at the G8 summit.

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, left, speaks with US President Barack Obama during a walk to the Villa Le Cercle restaurant at the G8 summit.
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United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, left, speaks with US President Barack Obama during a walk to the Villa Le Cercle restaurant at the G8 summit.

French President Nicolas Sarkozy's wife, Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, second left, after a group photo at Le Ciro's Restaurant during the G8 summit in Deauville, France, Friday, May 27, 2011. Spouses of G8 leaders meet on the sidelines of the formal summit to discuss such issues as the fight against illiteracy.
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French President Nicolas Sarkozy's wife, Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, second left, after a group photo at Le Ciro's Restaurant during the G8 summit in Deauville, France, Friday, May 27, 2011. Spouses of G8 leaders meet on the sidelines of the formal summit to discuss such issues as the fight against illiteracy.

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, left, speaks with Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan during a bilateral meeting at the G8 summit.
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Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, left, speaks with Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan during a bilateral meeting at the G8 summit.

US President Barack Obama, right, shares a word with IMF Acting Managing Director John Lipsky, center, and British Prime Minister David Cameron during departures after a G8 summit.
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US President Barack Obama, right, shares a word with IMF Acting Managing Director John Lipsky, center, and British Prime Minister David Cameron during departures after a G8 summit.

French President Nicolas Sarkozy, left, speaks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel during a walk to the Villa Le Cercle restaurant at the G8 summit.
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French President Nicolas Sarkozy, left, speaks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel during a walk to the Villa Le Cercle restaurant at the G8 summit.

French President Nicolas Sarkozy, right, shakes hands with Egyptian Prime Minister Essam Sharaf during arrival for a round table meeting at the G8 summit .
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French President Nicolas Sarkozy, right, shakes hands with Egyptian Prime Minister Essam Sharaf during arrival for a round table meeting at the G8 summit .