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Russia's Putin - need wider G7-style group, with China, India, Turkey

Russia's Putin - need wider G7-style group, with China, India, Turkey
Russian President Vladimir Putin opens a plenary session of Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, Russia September 5, 2019. Alexander Nemenov/Pool via REUTERS -
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VLADIVOSTOK (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia was ready to host a meeting of the G7/G8 group of nations, and would welcome a wider format featuring Turkey, India and China.

Putin, who was speaking at an economic forum in Russia’s Far East, said he could not imagine an effective international organisation without China or India.

(Reporting by Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber, Vladimir Soldatkin, Andrey Kuzmin; Writing by Polina Ivanova; Editing by Alison Williams)

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