Seven richest nations promise to deliver

2nd March 2001 at 00:00
CHANCELLOR Gordon Brown this week secured the backing of the world's richest nations to aim to deliver universal primary education, cut infant mortality by two-thirds and halve the number of poor people by 2015. In their first summit o the year, ministers and central bank governors from the Group of Seven nations - the US, Japan, Germany, Britain, France, Italy and Canada - made an explicit commitment to reach the goals set by the United Nations in 1995.

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