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The PM made a statement to the Commons on the outcome of the EU Council; PA copyright

EU aims to lead on economy at G20

The EU will put measures to the G20 next week which it hopes will lead to global economic recovery and better financial regulation.

Following a meeting in Brussels last Thursday and Friday, Gordon Brown has told MPs that Europe has agreed its economic aims ahead of the London Summit.

In a statement to the House of Commons, Mr Brown said leaders had agreed to avoid protectionism, promote international trade, and call for a swift conclusion to the Doha trade negotiations.

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