PARIS Aug 8 Following is a joint statement
issued by finance ministers and central bank governors from the
Group of 20 leading economic powers.
"We, the Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors of the
G20, affirm our commitment to take all necessary initiatives in
a coordinated way to support financial stability and to foster
stronger economic growth in a spirit of cooperation and
confidence. We will remain in close contact throughout the
coming weeks and cooperate as appropriate, ready to take action
to ensure financial stability and liquidity in financial
markets. Moreover, we will continue to work intensively to
achieve concrete results in support of strong, sustainable and
balanced growth in the context of the G20 Framework for Growth."
(Reporting by Marie Maitre)