As it happened: G8 summit

Key points

  • G8 leaders have signed a declaration saying they would "fight the scourge of tax evasion" on the second and final day of a summit in Northern Ireland
  • The leaders also backed calls for peace talks aimed at ending the conflict in Syria to be held in Geneva "as soon as possible"
  • The UK's David Cameron said the summit had "overcome fundamental differences" - but there was no timetable for talks or mention of Mr Assad's future role
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  • Aidan Lewis 
  • Justin Parkinson 

Last updated 18 June 2013

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