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Bring down the barricades and cool down those cops — the final day of the G20 has wrapped up with leaders praising the event as a “good old chinwag” with strong prospects for growth and some harsh words for Russian President Vladimir Putin.

President Obama praised the people of “Brissy” for their hospitality and said it wasn’t just a “good old chinwag” but a productive summit with progress on everything from tax to trade and climate change.

Prime Minister Tony Abbott said he was “heartened by the candid conversations” between leaders at the summit as he urged them to “throw away the...

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