G-20 finance chiefs unlikely to issue joint statement after talks

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Finance chiefs from the Group of 20 major economies are unlikely to issue a joint statement as they wrap up a two-day meeting Saturday due to their rift over Russia's war in Ukraine. Indonesian Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati is expected to release a chair's statement instead, which summarizes the meeting of the G-20 finance ministers and central bank governors in Bali, Reuters news agency reported, citing two sources. The report came after Japanese Finance Minister Shunichi Suzuki indicated the G-20 might be unable to issue a joint statement, telling reporters he "cannot clearly speak ...

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