G20 summit kicks off in Osaka

Source : 112 Ukraine

The number of important meetings between world politicians is expected on the first day of the summit
10:17, 28 June 2019


The G20 summit has begun in Osaka, Japan on June 28. The leaders of the countries with the most powerful economics plan to discuss during two days the state of the world economy, trade conflict, climate issues and crisis in the Persian Gulf as Deutsche Welle reported.

Besides, the leading politicians of the world plan to hold a number of bilateral meetings. Particularly, Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel has already held meetings with U.S. President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. It is also planned that chancellor will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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Moreover, the personal meetings of Putin and Trump, as well as Putin and Chinese leader Xi Jinping are planned.

The members of the summit have begun the consultations on the state of the world economy. The members of the delegation started the work on the text of the final communiqué.

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Earlier, the U.S. President Donald Trump stated that he would meet with his Russian colleague Vladimir Putin at G20 Summit in the Japanese Osaka. In November 2018, the U.S. President refused from the scheduled meeting with Putin at G20 Summit in Argentina after Russia captured Ukraine’s vessels and sailors near Kerch Strait.

Meanwhile, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is not invited to G20 summit. Therefore, Zelensky will not meet with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin.

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