G20 summit agrees on deficit cuts


Leaders at the G20 summit in Canada have reached agreement on a deal to cut national budget deficits without stunting economic growth.

Summit host Prime Minister Stephen Harper said the group's richest members should halve their deficits within three years.

Correspondents note that every major G20 country had already committed to that target before the summit. Mark Mardell reports.

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