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This is the first meeting of the Group of 20 (G20) since Italy hosted the 2021 G20 summit in Rome. Image: Leon Neal/Pool via REUTERS

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Britain's Prime Minister Gordon Brown addresses a news conference at the G20 summit at the ExCel centre, in east London April 2, 2009. World leaders agreed a trillion-dollar deal on Thursday to combat the deepest economic downturn since the Great Depression.
Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown at the G20 summit in London, 2009 Image: REUTERS/Kevin Coombs
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