China says G20 is not an appropriate forum to discuss Ukraine issue

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BEIJING, March 15 (Reuters) - The G20 grouping of nations is not an appropriate forum to discuss the Ukraine issue, a spokesperson for China's foreign ministry told a regular news conference in the Chinese capital on Tuesday.

The G20, or Group of 20, consists of 19 countries, including China and the European Union. Its next summit is set for October on the Indonesian resort island of Bali.  

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Reporting by Eduardo Baptista; Writing by Martin Quin Pollard; Editing by Clarence Fernandez

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