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BUENOS AIRES -- Argentina hopes to see consensus on trade and global warming at the Group of 20 (G20) Summit starting Friday in Buenos Aires, Foreign Minister Jorge Faurie said Thursday.

"This G20 summit in Buenos Aires will be a huge opportunity for the leading powers to sit at the same table to discuss current global issues and future challenges facing the world," Faurie said in an interview with local radio station Mitre.

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UNITED NATIONS -- A Chinese envoy said Thursday that the two-state solution is "the only comprehensive, just and lasting solution" to the Palestinian issue.

"Finding a comprehensive and just solution is a common aspiration and in the interest of the Palestinian people, the region and the world," Wu Haitao, China's deputy permanent representative to the United Nations, told the 42nd plenary meeting of the 73rd session of the General Assembly on the situation in the Middle East.

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CANBERRA -- Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has promised to use the G20 summit in Argentina to advocate for the benefits of open trade.

Speaking ahead of departing for Argentina on Thursday night, Morrison said that the summit was "critically important" for the state of global trade.

"A strong multilateral trading system with the World Trade Organization (WTO) at its center has helped underwrite regional and global economic stability and prosperity," he told reporters in Canberra.

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PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia -- Malaysian Transport Minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook said Friday the government was open to resuming the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 but that requires "new credible evidence."

Speaking to the press after the handover of possible debris of the missing plane, Loke reiterated the Malaysian government "never closed down" the possibilities to re-open the search.

"We have never close down any possibilities," he said, "If our authorities think there is any credible leads then we are always prepared to re-open." Enditem

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