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In a Contentious G20 Meeting, Foreign Ministers Exchange Jabs About Jabs

General view taken at the start of a G20 foreign and development ministers meeting in Matera, on June 29, 2021. ANGELO CARCONI / ANSA / POOL / AFP

Most of the foreign and development ministers from the Group of 20 gathered in Matera, Italy on Tuesday for the organization’s first in-person meeting since 2019. China and Russia, however, were among the few who were noticeably absent from the forum. 

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