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At G20 event in Bengaluru, India and G7 differ over using the term 'war'

India is averse to using the term 'war' in relation to Ukraine, and softer terms like 'crisis' are not acceptable to the G7 members

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Arup Roychoudhury New Delhi
With the United States and the Group of Seven (G7 nations) pushing for further sanctions against Russia, differences are being ironed out with India and some other G20 partners over the language of the official communiqué which will be issued at the end of the meeting of Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors (FMCBG).

India is averse to using the term "war" in the communiqué, and softer terms like "crisis" are not acceptable to the G7 members, all of whom are a part of G20 as well, informed sources said. The G7's views will be more detailed in a press

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First Published: Feb 23 2023 | 4:15 PM IST

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