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France regrets G20 meeting outcome on trade, climate change

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PARIS (Reuters) - French Minister Michel Sapin said he regretted that a meeting of world financial leaders on Saturday had failed to reach satisfactory conclusions on climate change and trade.

Sapin highlighted successes of the meeting in such as a determination to fight tax avoidance, clamp down on terrorist financing and strengthen private investment in Africa.

"I regret nevertheless that our discussions today were not able to reach a satisfactory conclusion on two priorities that are absolutely essential in today's world," he said in a statement.

He cited the fight against climate change and trade, saying was convinced of the need for "regulated free trade" that was profitable for everybody.

(Reporting by Adrian Croft; Editing by Gus Trompiz)

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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France regrets G20 meeting outcome on trade, climate change

PARIS (Reuters) - French Finance Minister Michel Sapin said he regretted that a meeting of world financial leaders on Saturday had failed to reach satisfactory conclusions on climate change and trade.

PARIS (Reuters) - French Minister Michel Sapin said he regretted that a meeting of world financial leaders on Saturday had failed to reach satisfactory conclusions on climate change and trade.

Sapin highlighted successes of the meeting in such as a determination to fight tax avoidance, clamp down on terrorist financing and strengthen private investment in Africa.

"I regret nevertheless that our discussions today were not able to reach a satisfactory conclusion on two priorities that are absolutely essential in today's world," he said in a statement.

He cited the fight against climate change and trade, saying was convinced of the need for "regulated free trade" that was profitable for everybody.

(Reporting by Adrian Croft; Editing by Gus Trompiz)

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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France regrets G20 meeting outcome on trade, climate change

PARIS (Reuters) - French Minister Michel Sapin said he regretted that a meeting of world financial leaders on Saturday had failed to reach satisfactory conclusions on climate change and trade.

Sapin highlighted successes of the meeting in such as a determination to fight tax avoidance, clamp down on terrorist financing and strengthen private investment in Africa.

"I regret nevertheless that our discussions today were not able to reach a satisfactory conclusion on two priorities that are absolutely essential in today's world," he said in a statement.

He cited the fight against climate change and trade, saying was convinced of the need for "regulated free trade" that was profitable for everybody.

(Reporting by Adrian Croft; Editing by Gus Trompiz)

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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