G20 leading summit starts on September 9

On Saturday, September 9, a two-day summit of the Big Twenty leaders (G20) starts, which will be held in the Indian capital of New Delhi with the participation of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

The G20 leaders are held on a regular basis once a year in different countries. This year, the event will be held in India for the 18th time under the motto “One land, one family, one future.” The main theme of the event will be the “inclusive and stable world.” India will take the forum for the first time, meetings will be held at the largest exhibition center Pragati Maidan (Bharat Mandapam).

The leaders of the “Big Twenty” countries, which account for 85 percent of the global GDP and 75 percent of the volume of world trade, will discuss comprehensive global economic reforms as part of the summit.

It is expected that the summite agenda will cover such issues as “green” development, accelerated/inclusive and steady growth, accelerated progress in achieving sustainable development goals, technological transformation and digital public infrastructure, multilateral institutions of the 21st century and development under the leadership women. In addition, the theme of sustainable development, as well as a reduction in the differences between developed and developing countries, will be included in the summite agenda.

In total, the “twenty” contains 19 states (Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, Great Britain and the USA) and one association – the European Union.

It is expected that on the sidelines of the G20 summit, the leaders of the participating countries will discuss regional and global problems, and mainly armed conflict between Russia and Ukraine.

President Erdogan also plans to hold a number of meetings with the heads of state and governments.

Along with the President of Turkey, the twenty will take part in the leaders as: US President Joe Biden, British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Olaf Sholz, Japanese Prime Minister Kisida Fumio, President of South Korea Yun Sok Yul, Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Muhammad Ben Salman, President of Syrfa Cyril Ramafos, Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh Hasin Vajid, President Argentina Andres Alberto Fernandez, President of Nigeria Bola Ahmed Tinube and Prime Minister Australia Australia Albanze. At the same time, the chairman of the PRC Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin will not be present at the summit. China will represent the Prime Minister of the State Council of the PRC Lee Tsyan, and Russia will be the Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov.