France suspends participation in Sochi G8 preparatory meetings-source

by Reuters
Sunday, 2 March 2014 13:27 GMT

PARIS, March 2 (Reuters) - France has suspended participation in preparatory meetings ahead of a G8 meeting of world powers in Russia's Sochi, a source in President Francois Hollande's office said on Sunday.

"We have suspended our participation in the (G8) preparatory meetings," the source said.

(Reporting By Julien Ponthus; Writing by Nicholas Vinocur; Editing by Sonya Hepinstall)

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