G7 to pressure Russia over Ukraine crisis

US President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel sit at a round table during the G7 meeting in The Hague, 24 March 2014. Credit: Oliver Berg/DPA

Premiers from the world's leading economic powers will renew pressure on Russia to act over the crisis in Ukraine at a summit in Brussels.

Leaders of the G7 group of economic powers will also try to thrash out the outline of an agreement over tackling the threat from terror posed by the Syrian conflict.

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Cameron tells Putin: Ukraine situation 'not acceptable'

Prime Minister David Cameron said he gave Russian president Vladimir Putin a "very clear and firm set of messages" during face-to-face talks in Paris about the Ukraine crisis and said the current situation is "not acceptable".