Britain’s Treasury chief Alistair Darling says the world’s biggest economies must keep spending or risk stalling the world’s recovery from the global downturn.

In an interview with The Independent newspaper published on Thursday, Mr Darling says he believes the greatest risk to global recovery is that “people think the job is done.”

Ahead of a meeting of finance ministers from the Group of 20 nations this weekend, he urged governments to continue promoting growth -- and that it’s too early to wrap up stimulus packages.

The United States, Germany and France want to discuss strategies aimed at ending economic stimulus measures.

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