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Ukraine crisis: Russia gets Chinese backing to stay in G20

Russian President plans to be at next G20 summit in Indonesia; US, allies mull barring Russia over invasion of Ukraine

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Russian President Vladimir Putin plans to attend the next G20 summit in Indonesia later this year and received valuable backing from Beijing on Wednesday in a pushback to suggestions by some members that Russia could be barred from the group.

The United States and its Western allies are assessing whether Russia should remain within the Group of Twenty major economies following its invasion of Ukraine, sources involved in the discussions told Reuters.

But any move to exclude Russia would probably be vetoed by others in the group, raising the prospect of some countries instead skipping G20 meetings, the sources said.
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First Published: Mar 23 2022 | 5:56 PM IST

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