G20 leaders pledge deficit cuts

Summit concludes with vow by world leaders to halve budget deficits to combat recession.

    The G20 summit concluded in the Canadian city of Toronto on Sunday, with world leaders pledging to halve budget deficits by 2013 and stabilise or reduce government debt by 2016.

    It is now up to individual countries to implement measures to reach their targets and spur financial growth.

    Al Jazeera's Imtiaz Tyab reports from Toronto on how global unity on an economic plan to recover from the recession was a key theme of the summit. 

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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