Global economy is 'urgent priority': G7

(From L) David Cameron, Francois Hollande, Justin Trudeau, Jean-Claude Juncker, Shinzo Abe, Donald Tusk, Matteo Renzi, Barack Obama and Angela Merkel participate in a G7 working session in ShimaIse-Shima (Japan) (AFP) – Pumping up the world economy is an “urgent priority” G7 leaders said Friday, but left the door open for a go-your-own-way approach in a sign of lingering divisions over how to boost growth. Wrapping up their meeting in rural Japan, the leaders of the Group of Seven endorsed a pick-and-mix approach to dealing with the malaise that has lingered since the global financial crisis struck in 2008. “Global growth is our urgent priority,” the G7 said in a final statement.

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