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G20 summit to open in Toronto

06-26-2010 13:13 BJT Special Report: Hu Visits Canada, Attends G20 Summit |

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The fourth round of the G20 summit will open Saturday at the Metro Toronto convention center.

According to the official time table, Canadian Prime Minister Steven Harper will hold a welcoming banquet for the participating leaders.

Sunday morning will begin with two formal collective meetings, followed by a UN Security Council special meeting among the five permanent members.

The summit will finally issue a communique to sum up the results yielded at the meeting.

The G20 has faced challenges in maintaining the unity of last year, when governments pumped trillions of dollars into their economy during the height of the global economic downturn.

Trade, winding down stimulus plans, and cutting budget deficits are expected to be key topics at the summit.

 

Editor:Zhang Pengfei |Source: CCTV.com

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