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G7 willing to step up sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

German Chancellor Angela Merkel addresses a session of the Bundestag, the lower house of Parliament, at the Reichstag in Berlin June 4 , 2014.       REUTERS/Thomas Peter

German Chancellor Angela Merkel addresses a session of the Bundestag, the lower house of Parliament, at the Reichstag in Berlin June 4 , 2014. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

German Chancellor Angela Merkel addresses a session of the Bundestag, the lower house of Parliament, at the Reichstag in Berlin June 4 , 2014. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso and European Council President Herman Van Rompuy (R) address a joint news conference ahead of a G7 summit at the European Council building in Brussels June 4, 2014.  REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso and European Council President Herman Van Rompuy (R) address a joint news conference ahead of a G7 summit at the European Council building in Brussels June 4, 2014. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso and European Council President Herman Van Rompuy (R) address a joint news conference ahead of a G7 summit at the European Council building in Brussels June 4, 2014. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir
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European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso speaks during a news conference ahead of a G7 summit at the European Council building in Brussels June 4, 2014. The world's leading industrialized nations meet without Russia for the first time in 17 years on Wednesday, leaving President Vladimir Putin out of the talks in retaliation for his seizure of Crimea and Russia's part in destabilizing eastern Ukraine.  REUTERS/Francois Lenoir (BELGIUM - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS)

European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso speaks during a news conference ahead of a G7 summit at the European Council building in Brussels June 4, 2014. The world's leading industrialized nations meet without Russia for the first time in 17...more

European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso speaks during a news conference ahead of a G7 summit at the European Council building in Brussels June 4, 2014. The world's leading industrialized nations meet without Russia for the first time in 17 years on Wednesday, leaving President Vladimir Putin out of the talks in retaliation for his seizure of Crimea and Russia's part in destabilizing eastern Ukraine. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir (BELGIUM - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS)
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U.S. President Barack Obama steps out from Air Force One upon his arrival in Brussels June 4, 2014.  Obama will attend the G7 meeting. 
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U.S. President Barack Obama steps out from Air Force One upon his arrival in Brussels June 4, 2014. Obama will attend the G7 meeting. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

U.S. President Barack Obama steps out from Air Force One upon his arrival in Brussels June 4, 2014. Obama will attend the G7 meeting. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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European Council President Herman Van Rompuy speaks during a news conference ahead of a G7 summit at the European Council building in Brussels June 4, 2014. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

European Council President Herman Van Rompuy speaks during a news conference ahead of a G7 summit at the European Council building in Brussels June 4, 2014. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

European Council President Herman Van Rompuy speaks during a news conference ahead of a G7 summit at the European Council building in Brussels June 4, 2014. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir
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U.S. President Barack Obama attends a meeting with Belgian King Philippe (L) and Belgium's Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo (R) at the Royal Palace ahead of a G7 summit in Brussels June 4, 2014.   REUTERS/Benoit Doppagne/Chancellerie du Premier- Kanselarij Van de Premier/Pool

U.S. President Barack Obama attends a meeting with Belgian King Philippe (L) and Belgium's Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo (R) at the Royal Palace ahead of a G7 summit in Brussels June 4, 2014. REUTERS/Benoit Doppagne/Chancellerie du Premier-...more

U.S. President Barack Obama attends a meeting with Belgian King Philippe (L) and Belgium's Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo (R) at the Royal Palace ahead of a G7 summit in Brussels June 4, 2014. REUTERS/Benoit Doppagne/Chancellerie du Premier- Kanselarij Van de Premier/Pool
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