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World leaders step up for 'family photo' at G-8 summit

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President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Russia's President Vladimir Putin, Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron, U.S. President Barack Obama, French President Francois Hollande, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta and European Council President Herman Van Rumpuy arrive for a group photograph on June 18, 2013 in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland.

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Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron, host of the G-8 summit, with President Barack Obama.

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The G-8 leaders were joined by two representatives of the European Union, European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso (left) and European Council President Herman Van Rompuy (right).

World leaders gathered beneath a cloudy sky to pose for a traditional 'family photograph' at the G-8 summit in Lough Erne, Northern Ireland, on Tuesday. 

A discussion over the conflict in Syria was set to dominate the last day of the meeting held in a secluded, heavily guarded golf resort, Reuters reported.