ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) -- The G20 leaders on Friday reaffirmed their continued and full commitment to taking decisive actions to return to a job-rich, strong, sustainable and balanced growth path.
The commitment was made in a joint declaration issued soon after their two-day summit in the Russian city.
"Strengthening growth and creating jobs is our top priority and we are fully committed to taking decisive actions to return to a job-rich, strong, sustainable and balanced growth path," said the declaration.
Commentary: G20 should push forward int'l financial regulation
PARIS, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) -- Financial regulatory reform is one of the major priorities of the ongoing G20 summit in Russia's St. Petersburg, due to its significance to global economic stability and sustainable growth.
The group should seek to increase the input of emerging economies and developing countries on the international financial system and push the reform forward based on equity. Full story
China: G20 focus should be economy, not Syria
BEIJING, Sept. 5 (Xinhua) -- China advances that the main focus of the Group of Twenty (G20) summit should remain addressing the global economic slowdown and promoting international economic and financial governance, Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said here on Thursday.
Hong made the remarks in response to a question about whether China was concerned that the recent disputes between the United States and Russia on Syria will dominate the upcoming G20 summit in St. Petersburg. Full story