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G20 Leaders Gather For Washington Summit On Financial Crisis

Leaders of the Group of 20 (G20) major and developing economies have gathered in the U.S. capital, Washington, for a summit to address the global financial crisis.

President George W. Bush hosted a working dinner for the leaders on November 14 at the White House, ahead of formal talks on November 15.

The leaders are seeking to agree measures to reform the global financial system and pull the world economy out of its worst crisis since the Great Depression 80 years ago.

compiled from agency reports