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World economy is an 'urgent priority': G7 leaders

Members of the group decided that individual countries could adopt a go-your-own-way approach to growth plans


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Group of Seven (G7) leaders today said that pumping up the world was an "urgent priority", but said members of the club of rich nations could take a go-your-own-way approach to growth plans.

"Global growth is our urgent priority," the said in a final statement as they wrap up two-days of talks later today.

"Taking into account country-specific circumstances, we commit to strengthening our economic policy responses in a cooperative manner and to employing a more forceful and balanced policy mix, in order to swiftly achieve a strong, sustainable and balanced growth pattern," they said.

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First Published: Fri, May 27 2016. 07:22 IST