G20 agreement backs 'rules-based' order but bows to Trump on trade reforms

  • Communique emerges from all-night talks
  • US national security adviser John Bolton takes hardline stance

World leaders have signed off on an agreement which reaffirms a basic commitment by the world’s biggest economies to multilateral trade and a “rules-based international order”, but bows to US demands for urgent reform of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).

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Source: theguardian