Canada finance minister walks out of G20 meeting to protest Russia’s participation

Canadian Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Wednesday she walked out of a G20 plenary meeting in Washington to protest against Russia’s participation after the invasion of Ukraine put at risk the global economy. “This week’s meetings in Washington are about supporting the world economy – and Russia’s illegal invasion of Ukraine is a grave threat to the global economy,” she said on Twitter, adding … Continue reading Canada finance minister walks out of G20 meeting to protest Russia’s participation