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European Commission warns against boycotting G20 summit over Vladimir Putin

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.

G20: US, EU committed to negotiate carbon-based arrangement on steel, aluminum trade, says Biden

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.

G20 leaders adopt 2022-2024 anti-corruption action plan: Declaration

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.

G20 leaders committed to strive to resume global travel in safe, orderly manner amid Covid

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.

G20 leaders agree to take steps to boost Covid vaccine supply to developing nations

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.

G20 leaders commit to limit global warming to 1.5 deg Celsius above pre-industrial levels

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.

Chinese Foreign Minister urges G20 to lift unilateral sanctions against Afghanistan

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.

FAO head urges G20 to invest in a healthy planet for healthy food

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.

UN chief urges G20 finance chiefs to support global COVID vaccine plan, climate finance

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.

Trump discusses G20 work, Middle East situation with Saudi King - Reports

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.

COVID-19: UN relief chief urges G20 to step up to avert ‘cascading crises’ in fragile countries

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.

A sustainable global economy must arise once COVID-19 pandemic is reversed, UN chief tells G-20 summit

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.

G-20 summit provides chance to rally strongly against coronavirus threat: UN chief

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.

May says G20 leaders agree on need to avoid escalation of tensions around Iran

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.

Amidst ‘high political tension’, UN chief appeals to G20 leaders for stronger commitment to climate action, economic cooperation

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”.