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  • Friday, March 1st 2024 - 10:49 UTC

    G-20 economy ministers fail to reach consensus due to ongoing wars

    “As far as the financial track is concerned, there was consensus on everything we discussed. We didn't discuss geopolitical conflicts in our meetings,” Haddad explained

    The summit of Economy Ministers of the G-20 in São Paulo failed Thursday to reach a unanimous declaration due to discrepancies over the ongoing armed conflicts in Ukraine and Gaza, it was reported. ”We came very close (...) it was almost by a word,“ Brazil's Fernando Haddad said during a press conference. Brazil, which this year holds the rotating presidency of G-20 wanted to ”leave aside” all geopolitical tensions but to no avail.

  • Friday, February 23rd 2024 - 10:50 UTC

    Most G-20 FMs agree on two-state solution to Israeli-Palestine conflict

    Two states is “the only possible solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict,” Vieira noted

    Brazilian Foreign Minister Mauro Vieira G20 insisted Thursday in Rio de Janeiro during a summit of G-20 top diplomats that there seemed to be unanimous consensus as to what solution to the Israeli-Palestine conflict should be: Two states. “There was virtual unanimity in support of the two-state solution as the only possible solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict,” Vieira said.

  • Friday, February 23rd 2024 - 10:04 UTC

    Blinken says other issues need to be solved before tackling climate change

    Blinken was to arrive in Buenos Aires later this week for talks with President Javier Milei

    US Secretary of State Antony Blinken insisted Thursday in Rio de Janeiro during a press conference at the G-20 convention of Foreign Ministers that multilateral organizations need to solve armed conflicts worldwide before moving on to other agendas such as climate change and social development.

  • Friday, November 24th 2023 - 09:28 UTC

    G20: Leading it is Brazil’s top global responsibility, says Lula

    Lula warned his cabinet that the G20 presidency would entail a bigger workload

    Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva Thursday launched a commission to handle the matters stemming from Brazil's pro-tempore presidency of the G20 between Dec. 1 and Nov. 30, next year, Agencia Brasil reported.

  • Monday, September 11th 2023 - 10:46 UTC

    Argentine president suggests Celac joins G20

    The IMF clung to its dogmas and was incapable of finding new solutions, Fernández stressed

    Argentine President Alberto Fernández suggested before the G20 Summit in New Delhi that the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (Celac) should join the forum of the world's leading economies, just as the African Union was accepted into the group this year.

  • Monday, September 11th 2023 - 10:30 UTC

    Lula receives G20 rotating presidency as New Delhi Summit ends

    Lula said Putin would be invited to the Rio de Janeiro G20 summit next year

    Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva Sunday assumed in New Delhi the rotating presidency of the G20 from Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, although his term will begin officially on Dec. 1.

  • Saturday, September 9th 2023 - 09:58 UTC

    African Union joins G20, Modi announces

    This year's summit is being touted as the grandest diplomatic event in India since the ceremonial cremation of slain Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in 1984

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced Saturday on the opening day of the G20 Summit that the African Union (AU) had been granted permanent member status in the group of top world economies. The AU thus becomes the second regional bloc to become a permanent member after the European Union (EU).

  • Friday, September 8th 2023 - 10:35 UTC

    Lula headed for G20 Summit

    The Brazilian leader will receive the group's rotating presidency of the group on Sunday

    Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and his entourage are due in New Delhi later Friday to participate in this coming weekend's Summit of G20 leaders, during which he is expected to deliver three speeches and take over the group's pro tempore presidency.

  • Tuesday, September 5th 2023 - 10:20 UTC

    China's President not attending G20 Summit in New Delhi

    Premier Li Qiang will be representing China in India

    China's President Xi Jinping Monday announced he would not be attending the Sept. 9-10 G20 Summit in New Delhi and that his country would be represented by Prime Minister Li Qiang. Xi has attended every G20 summit since coming to power except Rome in 2021 when he participated by video link.

  • Tuesday, September 5th 2023 - 10:11 UTC

    Massa, Indian Ambassador discuss bilateral trade ahead of G20 Summit

    It was the second encounter between Massa and Bhatia in just three weeks

    Argentina's Economy Minister and presidential candidate Sergio Massa met Monday in Buenos Aires with India's Ambassador Dinesh Bhatia ahead of the Sept. 9-10 G20 Summit in New Delhi.