05/04/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

G-20 Commits To Funneling Billions To Poor, Struggling States

The leaders of the world's 20 biggest economies, recognizing that the global financial crisis has "a disproportionate impact" on vulnerable people in poor countries, have promised to make hundreds of billions of United States dollars available to these countries as part of a $1.1 trillion plan to rescue the world economy.

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