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US calls G7 crisis meeting, may kick Russia out of G8

 
US calls G7 crisis meeting, may kick Russia out of G8
Posted Tuesday, March 18th 2014 @ 2pm

(NEWSER) – Moscow has officially signed a treaty making Crimea part of Russia, and the West is not happy. President Obama today called for an emergency meeting of the G7 to decide whether to kick Russia out of the G8,the AP reports. The G7, which consists of the US, Britain, Japan, France, Italy, and Canada, became the G8 when Russia joined in the 1990s. The original members will meet on the sidelines of next week's 53-nation nuclear meeting at the Hague—which Russia will also be attending.

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