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Italy making efforts to hold extraordinary G20 summit on Afghanistan: Papers

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Italy’s Prime Minister Mario Draghi is working to organize a summit of the Group of 20 major economies on the situation in Afghanistan after the Taliban entered the country’s capital over the weekend, two national newspapers reported on Thursday.

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Italy holds the rotating G20 presidency this year and the possible meeting is expected to be held earlier than the scheduled summit in Rome in October, daily la Repubblica reported.

A spokesperson for the prime minister’s office was not immediately available for comment.

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