G20 final document unlikely to address Ukraine crisis

martes 8 de abril de 2014 02:00 GYT

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By Lidia Kelly and Jan Strupczewski

MOSCOW/ BRUSSELS April 8 (Reuters) - The world's financial leaders are likely to discuss possible risks to Europe's economy from the crisis in Ukraine, but there are no plans to mention it in the final document from their Washington meeting, two G20 officials said.

Finance ministers and central bankers from the Group of 20 developed and emerging economies will treat Ukraine at their two-day meeting later this week the same way as they have talked about past crises, a Russian G20 official said.

"There is no mention of the situation in Ukraine (planned for the G20 communiqué)," the official said.

"One way or another, the issue will be brought up during discussions but it will be approached from the point of view of risks the crisis in Ukraine can create for the region as a whole. This is a traditional approach."   Continuación...