Indonesia plays down G-20 walkout by top officials from Western countries due to Ukraine war

A number of participants including officials from the United States, Canada, the Netherlands and Ukraine, had walked out. PHOTO: AFP
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JAKARTA - Indonesia, which holds this year's Group of 20 presidency, is playing down the walkout by Western countries' representatives during a meeting in Washington on Wednesday (April 20).

The country said the show of protest, which took place as Russian officials started to speak, would not erode cooperation and the role of the G-20 forum.

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