G20 Pittsburgh Summit - 24-25 September 2009
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Leaders of the G20 (G8 + Brazil, India, China, South Africa, Mexico, Argentina, Australia, Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Turkey and the EU) will gather in the U.S. city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania from 24 to 25 September 2009. Decision time is coming closer by the day, with the climate change summit in December, and the agreement at the last G8 summit in L'Aquila, Italy to conclude an international trade agreement by the end of next year.

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Official site
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