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International relations

G-20 ministers debate food, energy prices as global divide worsens

Russia's invasion of Ukraine casts pall over international cooperation

Indonesia's Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi delivers her opening speech during the G-20 Foreign Ministers' Meeting in Bali.   © Reuters

BALI, Indonesia -- The foreign ministers of the Group of 20 nations met in Bali on Friday, with the Ukraine war overshadowing their first face-to-face gathering since Russia invaded its neighbor.

"While we are different, we all live in the same planet. Here we are sitting together for the first time to discuss important issues confronting all of us," said Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi in her opening speech.

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