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The suggestion by the G-77 and China in the afternoon to place the already negotiated text on the GM in brackets came as a surprise to many. Some delegates noted that there is confusion between the functions that the institution that houses the Global Mechanism is expected to play, and the functions the GM, which is not an institution itself, should play. Notwithstanding the sudden deadlock, delegations from the G-77 and China and the OECD countries still expect to find a solution at this session of the INCD.