G20 leaders have reached deal on climate language in final communique - source

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ROME (Reuters) - The leaders of the Group of 20 major economies have reached an agreement on the wording of the final communique which will be released at the end of their two-day summit, a G20 official told Reuters on Sunday.

Further details were not immediately available.

Diplomats have been negotiating hard-to-bridge differences on how to tackle global warming, with phasing out of fossil fuel subsidies, ending coal power and a firm date for achieving net zero carbon emissions among the main sticking points, sources said earlier on Sunday.

(Reporting by Jan Strupczewski and Gavin Jones, editing by Crispian Balmer)

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