1 Dec 2018 21:00

All G20 leaders including Trump agree on need for WTO reform - Siluanov

BUENOS AIRES. Dec 1 (Interfax) - The need to reform the World Trade Organization (WTO) was supported by all G20 leaders including U.S. President Donald Trump, Russia's First Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Anton Siluanov told journalists on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Argentina.

"All agreed on the need to reform the WTO, talked about the need to reform WTO courts and arbitrations. And the U.S. leader, too, spoke out in support of the need for WTO reform," Siluanov said.

"Our president also spoke out in this vein," he said.

"On this, there is a consensus over what is needed in order to reduce barriers in the way of flows of goods and capital," Siluanov said.