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Paris Accord question looms over Brazil’s G20 participation

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Trump baby blimp doll at the protests of anarchists and left-wing socialist opposition against G20 and IMF loan. Photo: Alexandr Vorobev/Shutterstock

BUENOS AIRES — Paragraph 27 of the G20 Leaders Declaration may seem generic and vague. “We recognize the contribution that the multilateral trading system has made (…). The system is currently falling short of its objectives and there is room for improvement. We, therefore, support the necessary reform of the WTO [World Trade Organization] to improve its functioning. We will review progress at our next Summit.”

However, diplomats ended the declaration on Saturday at 7:30 am, after a whole night of work in the summit that ended the same day, in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

“Actually it took us a...

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