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GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN /Germany/, June 8. /TASS/. Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper held meetings with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister David Cameron, and the sides confirmed the necessity to maintain a single position [of G7] on the situation in Ukraine, the Canadian premier’s press service reported.
The leaders of Canada, Germany and Britain also stressed during a G7 summit in Germany that Russia should respect and implement the Minsk agreements.
Harper also discussed with Merkel and Cameron economic issues. In particular, the talk was about the soonest possible ratification of the Canada-European Union trade agreement.
In the conversation with the British premier, Harper touched upon the issue of fighting international terrorist organization Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria, where Canada and Britain are taking part in the US-led operation to eliminate Islamists.