World leaders including Barack Obama, the US president, will gather in London for final talks on the eve of a G20 summit dogged by divisions on how to tackle the economic crisis.
Obama’s stimulus approach to boost economic growth is facing stiff opposition from European and other governments.
Al Jazeera’s Matthew Moore reports.
Barack Obama, the US president will be holding a key meeting Wednesday April 1 with Dimitry Medvedev, his Russian counterpart.
Both sides have indicated they are ready to start rebuilding US-Russian relations.
But suspicion remains, and Russia has made no secret of its plans to beef up its own military power, in the wake of Nato’s expansion towards the east.
Neave Barker reports from Moscow.
On Monday, Gordon Brown, the British prime minister, made his first visit to the United States since Barack Obama became president.
Brown says he will press Obama on the need for global action on the world economic crisis, ahead of next month’s G20 meeting in London.
Mark Seddon reports.