G20 vows to counter coronavirus with "swift action"

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RIYADH, March 13 (Xinhua) -- Representatives of the G20 leaders have vowed to counter coronavirus with "swift actions," the Saudi Press Agency reported on Friday.

The representatives, in a meeting held on Thursday in Saudi city of al-Khobar, discussed development of COVID-19 and its effects on peoples and the global economy.

They voiced "support and solidarity" with all the affected countries in combating the coronavirus, recently declared as a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO).

Saudi Arabia, which chaired the G20 meeting, registered 24 new coronavirus cases on Friday, bringing to 86 the total number in the kingdom, according to the health ministry on Friday. Enditem

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