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G20 leaders must push for WTO conference to be a success - WTO chief

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<div> <p><span class="caps">ROME</span> – Country leaders meeting at the G20 summit in Rome must push for the World Trade Organization (<span class="caps">WTO</span>) major ministerial conference next month to be a success, the head of the trade body said on Friday.</p> <p>“I hope that the G20 leaders will speak to the trade ministers to ensure that the ministerial conference is a success,” <span class="caps">WTO</span> Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala said at Rome’s <span class="caps">LUISS</span> University a day before the summit gathering together the world’s biggest rich and emerging countries. </p> <p/> </div>