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Yellen urges world leaders to 'unlock' frozen Russian Central Bank assets and send them to Ukraine

Feb. 27, 2024 17:25 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Tuesday offered her strongest public support yet for the idea of liquidating roughly $300 billion in frozen Russian Central Bank assets and using them for Ukraine's long-term reconstruction. “It is necessary and urgent for our...

Brazil calls for reform of United Nations as it starts its G20 presidency

Feb. 21, 2024 21:51 PM EST

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s foreign minister called for reforms of the United Nations and other multilateral institutions Wednesday while criticizing their inability to prevent global conflicts, as his country kicked off its presidency of the Group of 20 nations. Mauro Vieira...