Barron's Quotes Eric LeCompte on Lack of G-20 Joint Communique

Barron's quotes Eric LeCompte in an article detailing the divisions within the G-20 in inviting Russian representatives to meetings in light of the Ukraine invasion and the financial crises borne from it. Read an excerpt below, and click here for the full article.

G20 Finance Talks Overshadowed By Ukraine End Without Joint Communique

By Marchio Gorbiano

Observers said the failure to agree on a joint communique would hinder coordinated efforts to solve rising inflation and food shortages.

"The lack of a G20 finance ministers' communique means it will be more difficult for the G20 to forge a consensus on vital issues in the fall," said Eric LeCompte, executive director of Jubilee USA Network, an NGO that lobbies for developing nation debt relief.

"Internal divisions hinder the G20's ability to act decisively and leaves the world in uncharted waters."


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