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G20 to advance anti-corruption campaign: Xi

(Xinhua) Updated: 2016-09-05 19:55

HANGZHOU - Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday said members of the G20 have agreed to advance anti-corruption campaign including the establishment of a research center on fugitive repatriation and asset recovery in China.

Speaking to journalists at the end of a two-day G20 summit in the lakeside city of Hangzhou, Xi said important breakthroughs have been made this year in anti-graft area in terms of fugitive repatriation and asset recovery.

G20 leaders also formulated the high level principles on persons sought for corruption and asset recovery, and a G20 2017-2018 anti-corruption action plan, Xi said.

"(These) will leave corrupt officials no place to hide in G20 members' territories and in the world at large," he said.

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