A US delegation will visit China next week for talks aimed at defusing the trade war between the world's two largest economies. The closely watched meeting follows a dismal week for US markets, with losses fuelled partly by trade fears.
She was the last to arrive, but together with French president Emmanuel Macron one of the most popular leaders during the G20 summit in Buenos Aires. Her official aircraft had to turn back because of communications problems so German Chancellor Angela Merkel took a commercial flight from Madrid directly to Buenos Aires, a day late for the inauguration but not for the other activities including a couple of outings in the Argentine capital.
In a joint declaration, the leaders of G20 nations on Saturday agreed to build consensus for fair and sustainable development through an agenda that is “people-centered, inclusive and forward-looking”.
After the controversy generated by a resolution in which the Ministry of Security of Argentina allows the police to use lethal weapons against a person who flees in the framework of the summit of the Group of 20 in Buenos Aires, the minister Patricia Bullrich went to clarify that this disposition “has nothing to do with the mobilization” against the G20 crowded by social organizations this Friday.
United States President Donald Trump jets into Argentina on Thursday for a G20 summit, keen to do battle with China on trade and sharpening his rhetoric against Russia over Ukraine. The weekend summit is confronted with increasingly dire warnings, by the International Monetary Fund among others, of the potential harm faced by the world economy from Trump's trade wars.
Days after the Libertadores Cup fiasco that proved the city's security authorities inability to escort just one bus, Canadian journalist John Kirton was robbed off his belongings Tuesday in downtown Buenos Aires, as he was finalising details for his coverage of the G-20 Summit.
The United States and China have in the coming week what may be their last chance to broker a ceasefire in an increasingly dangerous trade war when their presidents meet in Buenos Aires.
Bomb threats, false alarms and the discovery of grenades have put security forces in Buenos Aires City on high alert, just days before the world's most powerful leaders converge on Argentina for the G20 Leaders Summit at the turn of the month.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in has confirmed he will be attending the G20 Summit in Buenos Aires next week, during which he will meet President Mauricio Macri in the first encounter of heads of state from both countries in 14 years, a spokesperson for his office announced.
An acrimonious meeting of world leaders in Papua New Guinea failed to agree Sunday on a final communiqué, highlighting widening divisions between global powers China and the U.S. It now seems that the next occasion will be in Buenos Aires in the framework of the G20 leaders summit when presidents Trump and Xi are expected to hold a bilateral meeting.