December 1, 2018 / 12:55 PM / 15 days ago

Europeans say G20 members agree to reform WTO in draft communique

Leaders pose for a family photo during the G20 summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina November 30, 2018. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares/Pool

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - European officials said that G20 nations had agreed to commit to reforming the World Trade Organization in a preliminary draft of the communique due to be released at the end of a two-day meeting of the bloc on Saturday.

The officials also said that language regarding migration and refugees in the draft communique would be kept to a minimum while the wording on climate change would not show any backtracking. The communique still needs final endorsement from member nations.

Reporting by Caroline Stauffer and Scott Squires; Editing by Daniel Flynn

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