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China backs Russia over Syria at G20 summit

President Xi Jinping meets Russia’s President Vladimir Putin before the G20 summit on Thursday in Saint Petersburg. Photo: AFP

China warned on Thursday that military intervention in Syria would hurt the world economy and push up oil prices, reinforcing Vladimir Putin’s attempts to talk US President Barack Obama out of air strikes.

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