Yellen admits difficulty of excluding Russia from G-20 meetings

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U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Thursday acknowledged the difficulty of excluding Russia from Group of 20 meetings despite its invasion of Ukraine, citing insufficient support from other members for such a move. The United States has sought "a way to make our disapproval (toward Russia's involvement) known while still recognizing we have a lot of work to accomplish," Yellen said, referring to a walkout that she and representatives of some other countries carried out the previous day when Russian officials spoke at the G-20 finance meeting in Washington. "Russia's behavior so violates, ...

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