President Barack Obama said the leaders attending the Group of 20 summit in London this week know they need to "deliver a strong message of unity" to help the global economy. He expressed optimism that the leaders will develop a framework for economic recovery and downplayed talk of a divide between U.S. and European leaders. He also acknowledged backlash in the U.S. against additional economic-stimulus initiatives while officials continue to urge other nations to increase economic growth. To read the text of Obama's interview with Financial Times, click here.

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