G8 foreign ministers have condemned North Korea's "current aggressive rhetoric" and say this will only serve to further isolate the country.
They urge to North Korea to "refrain from further provocative acts".
Their statement is strong but might have been stronger. However they wanted to refrain from aggressvie language that might further inflame the crisis.
On Syria they expressed deep concerns about what they called "the increasing human tragedy of the conflict" in the country.
They emphasised the need for a political solution but there was little other agreement - the divisions between Russia and the West have not diminished.
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