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Putin, at G20 summit, proposes lifting sanctions on essential goods amid coronavirus

Reuters | Moscow | Updated: 26-03-2020 20:43 IST | Created: 26-03-2020 20:43 IST
Putin, at G20 summit, proposes lifting sanctions on essential goods amid coronavirus

Russian President Vladimir Putin told the G20 video-summit on Thursday that participating countries need a common plan to support their economies amid the coronavirus outbreak and he proposed a moratorium on sanctions related to essential goods.

Putin also proposed creating a special fund under International Monetary Fund control to fight the spread of the virus.

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