The Russian invasion of Ukraine is “strongly condemned” by “most” countries at the G20 summit, according to a draft of a declaration that the Reuters news agency has seen.

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The war is “causing immense human suffering and exacerbating existing fragilities in the global economy”, the declaration says, though it seems there is not unanimous support for the statement.

“There were other views and different assessments of the situation and sanctions,” the draft says, which is yet to be adopted by leaders at the meeting.

Yesterday Russia’s foreign ministry said that the G20 was not the place to discuss security issues and should instead prioritise the world’s economic challenges.