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Tom Bernes, a former Canadian representative at the IMF and now a fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation, said the G20 was set up to promote multilateral economic cooperation, but Trump's protectionist approach could act as a hindrance. 

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Donald Trump pose for a family photo with G7 leaders at the Ancient Greek Theater of Taormina, Friday, May 26, 2017, in Taormina, Italy. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) (The Associated Press)

"For the first time, we're looking at the possibility that in fact there's a rollback of agreements within the G20," said Bernes, who is already in...

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