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Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar Al Abadi has pledged that the army and security forces will eject the Islamic State from Iraq in 2016.
The Finance Minister said he would stick to the government's existing fiscal deficit target for the coming year.
China faces large pressure creating jobs for university graduates.
China has protested at what it says are inflammatory remarks made by US officials.
China is currently holding the chair of the G20, which is a grouping of 20 developed and developing nations.
De Mistura hopes that the break in fighting will lead to formal peace negotiations on March 8.
The Pentagon said dozens of US military advisors would be dispatched to West Africa.
Standard Chartered and Goldman Sachs have been appointed as advisers for international ratings.
A group led by Russia and Saudi Arabia reached a common position this month in Doha.
The IMF revised the global growth figures downward by 0.2 per cent for each year - 3.4 for 2016, and 3.6 per cent for 2017.