G8 leaders agree to stamp out terror ransom payments: Britain

Downing Street said the world leaders meeting at a summit in Northern Ireland would also call on companies to follow their lead in refusing to pay for the release of abductees.

Last Updated: Jun 18, 2013, 15:00 PM IST

London: G8 leaders have agreed to curb the payment of ransoms for hostages kidnapped by "terrorists", British Prime Minister David Cameron`s office said Tuesday.

Downing Street said the world leaders meeting at a summit in Northern Ireland would also call on companies to follow their lead in refusing to pay for the release of abductees.

AFP