Putin and Xi to attend G20 summit, host nation says


Indonesia claims that the leaders of Russia and China have confirmed that they’ll attend the occasion in individual

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has stated that Russia’s chief Vladimir Putin and his Chinese language counterpart Xi Jinping have confirmed that they’ll be personally attending the G20 summit in Bali this November.

“Xi Jinping will come. President Putin has additionally informed me he’ll come,” Widodo informed Bloomberg on Friday.

The announcement was made within the wake of a telephone name between the Russian and Indonesian leaders on Thursday.

In response to the Kremlin, Putin and Widodo mentioned bilateral relations and meals safety throughout their dialog.

“In view of Indonesia’s presidency of the G20, the preparations for the group’s summit in Bali … have been additionally touched upon,” it added.

Moscow confirmed Putin’s participation within the summit in Bali a over month in the past, however stated that it wasn’t but clear if he was going to be there in individual or by way of video-link.

“The format of his participation is topic to clarification relying on the event of the scenario on the earth and the sanitary-epidemiological setting in Southeastern Asia,” Russia’s international ministry stated again then.

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If Widodo’s claims are confirmed, the G20 summit would be the first time that Putin, Xi and US President Joe Biden will meet face-to-face since Russia launched its army operation in Ukraine in late February.

Indonesia has additionally invited Ukrainian chief Vladimir Zelensky, regardless of his nation not being a member of the membership of the world’s high economies.

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