(Pics) Crimea was the topic of discussion at the Nuclear Summit

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Hague, March 25: The nuclear security summit in the Hague had nothing to do with the nuclear power this time, but was overshadowed by the recent development in Russia. It was Crimea throughout and the concerns attacked to it.

Heads of 53 states had come together to discuss nuclear security measures to prevent terrorists building "dirty bombs". Now that the ficus has changed, the G7 states have decided to sideline their own crisis for the discussions.

The Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is likely to represent his country at the nuclear security summit, but won't be included when the Group of Seven industrialized countries - Japan, Germany, the United States, Great Britain, Canada, France and Italy - hold their own summit.

Russia became a part of the elite G7 group in 1998 and the group was since then called G8.

In The Hague

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, left, and U.S. President Barack Obama, right, attend the opening session of the Nuclear Summit in The Hague, Netherlands, on Monday, March 24, 2014.

In The Hague

U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon attends the opening session of the Nuclear Summit in The Hague, Netherlands, on Monday, March 24, 2014. U.S. President Barack Obama gathered with world leaders in a day of delicate diplomacy, as he sought to rally the international community Monday around efforts to isolate Russia following its incursion into Ukraine. Nuclear terrorism was the official topic as Obama and other world leaders streamed in to a convention center in The Hague for a two-day nuclear summit. But the real focus was on a hurriedly scheduled meeting of the Group of Seven industrialized economies to address the crisis in Ukraine on the sidelines of the nuclear summit.

In The Hague

British Prime Minister David Cameron attends the opening session of the Nuclear Summit in The Hague, Netherlands, on Monday, March 24, 2014. Obama gathered with world leaders in a day of delicate diplomacy, as he sought to rally the international community Monday around efforts to isolate Russia following its incursion into Ukraine. Nuclear terrorism was the official topic as Obama and other world leaders streamed in to a convention center in The Hague for a two-day nuclear summit. But the real focus was on a hurriedly scheduled meeting of the Group of Seven industrialized economies to address the crisis in Ukraine on the sidelines of the nuclear summit.

In The Hague

U.S. President Barack Obama, left, and Pakistan's Prime Minister Mohammad Nawaz Sharif, right, look at a gift, as they attend the opening session of the Nuclear Summit in The Hague

In The Hague

U.S. President Barack Obama arrives on the first day of the two-day Nuclear Security Summit (NSS) in The Hague, Netherlands, Monday, March 24, 2014.

In The Hague

South Korea President Park Geun-hye, right, attends the opening session of the Nuclear Summit in The Hague, Netherlands, on Monday, March 24, 2014. U.S. President Barack Obama gathered with world leaders in a day of delicate diplomacy, as he sought to rally the international community Monday around efforts to isolate Russia following its incursion into Ukraine. Nuclear terrorism was the official topic as Obama and other world leaders streamed in to a convention center in The Hague for a two-day nuclear summit. But the real focus was on a hurriedly scheduled meeting of the Group of Seven industrialized economies to address the crisis in Ukraine on the sidelines of the nuclear summit.

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