India’s Modi calls for unity at G20 meeting
03 March 2023 | 10:24 am
The G20 foreign ministers are meeting in New Delhi, with Russia's invasion of Ukraine dominating the discussion. Other topics on the agenda include the climate crisis, food security and debt relief for poorer nations.
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