US warns over recession risks as G20 meeting starts

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The US has said the world's largest economies should focus on maintaining growth to avoid a double-dip recession.

As the G20 summit begins in Canada, US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said Europe and Japan should boost domestic demand instead of cutting spending.

European leaders have said reducing government deficits is key to setting long-term growth on track. Bill Hayton reports.

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