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REFILE-G20 pledges over 21 bln dollars to fight coronavirus

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CAIRO, June 6 (Reuters) - The Group of 20 (G20) rich and emerging economies has pledged more than $21 billion to fight the coronavirus, a statement by the group said early on Saturday.

"The G20, with invited countries, has coordinated the global efforts to support the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. To date, G20 members and invited countries have pledged over US$21 billion to support funding in global health," the statement said. (Reporting by Nayera Abdallah and Marwa Rashad; Editing by Sandra Maler)