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The G20 is looking beyond the US for leadership


Business Standard Editorial Comment New Delhi
The recently concluded 15th G20 summit, the first to be held virtually on account of the Covid-19 pandemic, offered indications that the world is looking beyond its sole superpower to achieve the founding goal of inclusive global growth. Nominally hosted by Saudi Arabia, the summit was better noted for the actions or lack of them by the president of the United States. Donald Trump delivered a perfunctory opening statement at 8 am local time. The statement spoke of “the need to work together to restore strong economic growth and jobs as we overcome the Covid-19 pandemic”. He also mentioned that

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First Published: Nov 25 2020 | 12:32 AM IST

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