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At the two-day meeting, which started on Monday in Lucca, central Italy, the leaders of the United States and Britain expressed their intention to incorporate additional sanctions against Russian Federation for supporting Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime in a joint statement to be adopted by the G-7 leaders on Tuesday.
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    A Pakistani statement described Jadhav, who allegedly used the alias Hussein Mubarak Patel, as an Indian Naval officer attached to the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW). "I would caution the Pakistan government to consider the consequences for our bilateral relationship if they proceed on this matter", she said, pointing out that there was no evidence of any wrongdoing by the alleged spy.