Yellen to attend only part of G-20 meeting amid tension with Russia

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Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen will only attend part of the upcoming meeting of the Group of 20 finance chiefs in Washington, the U.S. government said Monday, in a show of protest against Russia as it appears to be seeking to join the talks virtually despite tension over its war in Ukraine. President Joe Biden said in March that Russia should be removed from the G-20 in the wake of the invasion, and Yellen recently said the United States is poised to boycott some G-20 meetings should Russian officials turn up. Noting that Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov may attend virtually for at lea…

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