Berlin/UNI/Sputnik: European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen says she does not support the idea of boycotting the G20 summit if Russian President Vladimir Putin takes part.
Washington/UNI/Sputnik: The United States and the European Union have pledged to negotiate a new carbon-based arrangement on steel and aluminum trade after agreeing to suspend the Trump-era tariffs in the sectors, US President Joe Biden said on Sunday.
Rome/Sputnik: The G20 leaders adopted an anti-corruption action plan for years 2022-2024 at G20 summit in Rome, according to the final declaration, obtained by Sputnik.
Rome/Sputnik: The leaders of the G20 countries committed on Sunday for making efforts to restart international travel in a safe and ordered manner amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to the final communique obtained by Sputnik.
Rome/UNI/Sputnik: The leaders of the G20 countries agreed on Sunday to take action to help boost the supply of vaccines and essential medical products and inputs in developing countries, according to the Rome summit's declaration obtained by Sputnik.
Rome/UNI/Sputnik: The leaders of the G20 countries committed on Sunday to make efforts to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius by reducing collective greenhouse gas emissions, taking into account their nationally determined contributions (NDC), according to the Rome summit's final communique obtained by Sputnik.
Beijing/Sputnik: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi called on the G20 member states on Thursday to lift unilateral sanctions against Afghanistan and stop using Kabul's foreign exchange reserves as an instrument of pressure.
New York: The head of the UN food relief agency called on the world’s richest nations on Thursday to invest more in sustainable living, to feed the world’s growing population.
New York: UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Friday urged the world’s largest economies to spearhead a global COVID-19 vaccination plan, expand debt relief to developing countries battered by the pandemic, and step up funding for climate action.
Moscow/Sputnik: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has held telephone talks with US President Donald Trump, discussing the work of the G20, the global fight against the coronavirus and the situation in the Middle East, the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reports.
New York: The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting recession are set to trigger the first increase in global poverty in three decades, pushing 265 million people to the point of starvation by the end of the year, the UN’s top humanitarian official warned on Friday.
New York/IBNS: World leaders at the G-20 virtual summit held on Thursday committed to inject over $5 trillion into the global economy to counteract the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
New York/IBNS: The COVID-19 crisis presents an "extraordinary opportunity" for the world’s leading economic forum to respond to the numerous threats the disease poses to people everywhere, the UN Secretary-General has said.
Osaka, Jun 29 (Sputnik/UNI) UK Prime Minister Theresa May said on Saturday that G20 leaders shared the belief that escalation of tensions around Iran should be avoided, adding that the United Kingdom would do everything possible to save the Iran nuclear deal.
New York, June 29 (IBNS): The annual G20 summit of leaders from the largest and fastest-growing economies, got underway on Friday in Osaka, Japan, against a backdrop of what UN Secretary-General António Guterres described as “a moment of high political tension”.