The summit’s work concluded with the adoption of the Deauville Declaration, a declaration on the situation in the Arab countries, and a joint declaration on African countries.
The summit resulted in the adoption of the first ever G8/Africa Joint Declaration “Shared Values, Shared Responsibilities”, approved by the leaders of the G8 countries, Algeria, Egypt, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Senegal, and South Africa, and the African Union Commission. The document outlines the main principles for guaranteeing peace and security and fostering economic development and growth in the region.
Mr Medvedev held a number of bilateral meetings on the summit’s sidelines, holding talks with President of France Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the United States Barack Obama, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom David Cameron, Federal Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel, and Prime Minister of Japan Naoto Kan.
The United States will host the next G8 summit in 2012.