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Yellen to press China on Sri Lanka debt, Russia sanctions at G-20

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U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen holds a news conference as G-20 finance leaders gather on the outskirts of Bengaluru, India, on Feb. 23.   © Reuters

BENGALURU -- U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Thursday called for "meaningful" solutions to the debt woes of countries such as Sri Lanka, urging key creditor China to participate, ahead of a key Group of 20 meeting in Bengaluru.

Yellen was speaking to reporters in the southern Indian city before a two-day G-20 meeting of finance ministers and central bank governors kicks off on Friday.

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