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Saudi Arabia to convene virtual G20 leaders summit next week

RIYADH, March 17 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia said on Tuesday it would convene a virtual summit next week bringing together the leaders from the Group of 20 major economies (G20) to address the coronavirus pandemic.

“G20 leaders will put forward a coordinated set of policies to protect people and safeguard the global economy,” the Saudi secretariat said in an emailed statement without specifying a date. (Reporting by Stephen Kalin Editing by Chris Reese)