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#G20 launches initiative for health tools needed to combat #Coronavirus

#G20 launches initiative for health tools needed to combat #Coronavirus

| April 26, 2020

The group of 20 rich and emerging economies on Sunday (26 April) launched an international initiative to accelerate access to health tools needed to fight the new coronavirus, write Marwa Rashad in Riyadh and Nayera Abdallah in Cairo. The finance minister of Saudi Arabia, the current G20 chair, said the group is still working to […]

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#G20 leaders to convene remotely as #Coronavirus cases near half a million

#G20 leaders to convene remotely as #Coronavirus cases near half a million

| March 26, 2020

Leaders from the group of 20 major economies will speak by video link today (26 March) about combating the coronavirus pandemic and its economic impacts, as global infections top 471,000 with more than 21,000 dead, write Nayera Abdallah in Cairo, Stephen Kalin in Riyadh, Stephanie Nebehay in Geneva, and Andrea Shalal in Washington. G20 finance […]

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France says final #G20 communique must mention Paris climate change agreement

France says final #G20 communique must mention Paris climate change agreement

| June 27, 2019

France said it will not accept a final G20 communique that does not mention the Paris climate change agreement, as President Emmanuel Macron hardened his position on climate change ahead of the G20 meeting, writes Marine Pennetier. Japanese media reported on Wednesday (26 June) that leaders of the G20 top economies will call this week for […]

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#G20 leaders’ statement on countering terrorism

#G20 leaders’ statement on countering terrorism

The G20 agreed today (7 July) on an action plan to fight terrorism. Leaders of the G20 strongly condemned all terrorist attacks worldwide and stood united in the fight against terrorism and its financing. In a Statement on Countering Terrorism, G20 leaders declared their determination to prevent and combat terrorism. The full text of the […]

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EU says to respond if US imposes punitive #steel measures

EU says to respond if US imposes punitive #steel measures

| July 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

The European Union will respond if the United States imposes punitive tariffs on steel, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Friday(7 July)  at the G20 summit in Hamburg, writes Noah Barkin. “Should the US introduce tariffs on European steel imports, Europe is ready to react immediately and adequately,” Juncker told reporters. In a dig […]

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President Juncker at #G20 in Hamburg: Warns against protectionism

President Juncker at #G20 in Hamburg: Warns against protectionism

Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and Commissioner Pierre Moscovici are attending the G20 Summit in Hamburg today (7 July) and tomorrow. Under the German G20 Presidency, the G20 nations will be meeting under the motto ‘Shaping an interconnected world’. This morning, President Juncker and European Council President Donald Tusk held a joint press conference ahead of […]

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