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G20 summit highlights: PM Modi leaves for Delhi after G20 Summit

G20 summit 2019: During his meeting with Indonesian president Joko Widodo, the prime minister discussed ways to deepen bilateral cooperation in trade and investment, defence and maritime fronts.

By HT Correspondent | Jun 29, 2019 15:30 IST
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G20 Summit Highlights: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met the presidents of Indonesia and Brazil separately on the sidelines of the G-20 Summit in Osaka, Japan Saturday, and discussed ways to boost bilateral ties and enhance cooperation in trade and investment.

During his meeting with Indonesian president Joko Widodo, the prime minister discussed ways to deepen bilateral cooperation in trade and investment, defence and maritime fronts.

This was Modi’s first official engagement on the second day of the June 28-29 summit.

Follow highlights here:

1:29 pm IST

More than 20 engagements in three days

MEA tweets: More than 20 engagements in three days!

PM @narendramodi concludes his 3-day high-energy diplomacy to Osaka. Attended the #G20 Summit, along with 9 Bilaterals, 8 pull-aside meetings, 2 plurilaterals, 1 multilateral on the margins the #G20 Summit.

 

1:22 pm IST

Donald Trump ‘angry’ about Khashoggi murder, but says ‘no one’ blames Crown Prince

Trump ‘angry’ about Khashoggi murder, but says ‘no one’ blames Crown Prince, reports AFP.

12:59 pm IST

Russia, Saudi agree to extend OPEC production cut deal: Putin

Russia, Saudi agree to extend OPEC production cut deal: Putin

12:58 pm IST

Donald Trump says would have ‘no problem’ stepping into North Korea with Kim Jong-un

US President Donald Trump says would have ‘no problem’ stepping into North Korea with Kim Jong-un.

12:13 pm IST

19 G20 members, without US, recommit to Paris climate deal

19 G20 members, without US, recommit to Paris climate deal

12:12 pm IST

G20 says trade, geopolitical tensions have ‘intensified’

G20 says trade, geopolitical tensions have ‘intensified’

12:02 pm IST

PM Modi leaves for Delhi after G20 Summit

PMO tweets: PM @narendramodi leaves for Delhi after the #G20 Summit in Osaka, where he took part in a series of Summit sessions, bilateral and multilateral meetings.

 

11:48 am IST

Advancing cooperation with Australia: PMO

PMO tweets: Advancing cooperation with Australia.

Prime Ministers @narendramodi and @ScottMorrisonMP had a wonderful meeting on the sidelines of the #G20 Summit in Osaka.

 

11:37 am IST

Disasters, natural or manmade, require quick and effective remedial measures: PM Modi

PM Modi tweets: Disasters, natural or manmade, require quick and effective remedial measures. They invariably affect the poor the most. At the #G20 Summit, invited other nations to join the International Coalition on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure. Let us close ranks for a safer planet.

11:36 am IST

At the 3rd session of the G20, emphasised on healthcare: PM Modi

PM Modi tweets: At the 3rd session of the #G20, emphasised on healthcare including India’s traditional healing measures, Yoga and our present efforts like the world’s largest healthcare programme, Ayushman Bharat.

 

11:34 am IST

The deliberations today will add vigour to India-Australia ties: PM Modi

Had a wonderful meeting with PM @ScottMorrisonMP. The deliberations today will add vigour to India-Australia ties and lead to new areas of bilateral cooperation.

 

11:29 am IST

India considers Turkey a valued friend: PM Modi

PM Modi tweets: Productive meeting with President @RTErdogan. India considers Turkey a valued friend, with whom our relations are time tested. We discussed various avenues of India-Turkey cooperation and how we can improve ties in commerce and connectivity.

 

11:25 am IST

Last engagement at G20 Summit

MEA tweets: Last engagement at the #G20Summit

PM @narendramodi & Australian PM @ScottMorrisonMP met on the margins of #G20OsakaSummit. Good discussion on enhancing cooperation in sports, mining technology, defence & maritime cooperation and Indo-Pacific.

 

11:17 am IST

India under the leadership of PM Modi has been championing that we need anti-corruption measures at global level: Suresh Prabhu

Suresh Prabhu, PM Modi’s sherpa at G20 summit in Japan: India under the leadership of PM Modi has been championing that we need anti-corruption measures at global level. So, fight against corruption should be done by all G20 countries by combating foreign bribery.

 

11:16 am IST

Took part in a special session on empowerment of women: PM Modi

PM Modi tweets: At the #G20 Summit in Osaka, took part in a special session on empowerment of women.

The session witnessed an in-depth dialogue on how to further women empowerment and work towards gender equality.

 

10:46 am IST

G-20 leaders at the closing session of G20 Summit, in Osaka

Japan: G-20 leaders at the closing session of G20 Summit, in Osaka.

 

10:41 am IST

PM Modi invites G20 countries to join International Coalition on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure

MEA tweets: PM @narendramodi laying special emphasis on building a disaster resilient future, invites G20 countries to join the International Coalition on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure.

 

10:39 am IST

5 A’s are well known in Health Services

MEA tweets: PM @narendramodi at the 3rd Session of #G20 - 5 A’s are well known in Health Services:

Accessible

Affordable

Appropriate

Accountable

Adaptable

To this India has added:

AYUSH - Alternate & Traditional System of Medicine

Ayushman Bharat - world’s largest health insurance scheme.

 

10:35 am IST

PM Modi’s pull-aside meetings with Singapore PM and Chilean President

MEA tweets: Pull-aside meetings with Singapore PM @leehsienloong and Chilean President @sebastianpinera on the margins of #G20OsakaSummit. Exchanged views on strengthening bilateral relations.

 

10:23 am IST

China says US agreed not to impose new tariffs on its exports

China says US agreed not to impose new tariffs on its exports: state media, reports AFP.

10:22 am IST

PM Modi met Turkish President on margins of G20 Summit

MEA tweets: PM @narendramodi & Turkish President @RTErdogan met on the margins of #G20OsakaSummit. Discussions focused on trade & investment, defence, Counter-terrorism, IT and civil aviation.

 

10:18 am IST

China, US agree at Xi-Trump meeting to restart trade talks

China, US agree at Xi-Trump meeting to restart trade talks: Xinhua

10:00 am IST

Donald Trump says meeting with Xi was ‘excellent’

US President Donald Trump said Saturday his high-stakes trade meeting with China’s President Xi Jinping was “excellent” with negotiations now “back on track”.

“We had a very good meeting with President Xi of China... I would say excellent,” Trump said after the talks on the sidelines of the G20 summit.

“We are right back on track,” he said, adding both sides would be releasing official statements shortly.

9:46 am IST

MEA on PM Modi’s meet with President of Indonesia in Osaka

MEA: In today’s meeting of PM with President of Indonesia in Osaka, there was a view that since election has concluded in both countries, it was time for both to strengthen comprehensive strategic partnership which was established during last visit of PM to Indonesia.

 

9:20 am IST

S Jaishankar holds bilateral strategic dialogue with Foreign Affairs Minister of Japan Taro Kono in Osaka

G20 Summit in Japan: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar holds bilateral strategic dialogue with Foreign Affairs Minister of Japan Taro Kono in Osaka.

 

9:16 am IST

Both leaders talked about the strong development partnership between India and Turkey: PMO

PMO tweets: The interactions in Osaka continue.

A productive meeting with President @RTErdogan on the sidelines of the #G20 Summit.

Both leaders talked about the strong development partnership between India and Turkey.

 

8:51 am IST

India and Brazil are cooperating extensively and working together in various global forums: PM Modi

PM Modi tweets: Happy to have met President @jairbolsonaro of Brazil. India and Brazil are cooperating extensively and working together in various global forums. Building on this, we seek to further diversify economic and cultural relations with Brazil.

 

8:44 am IST

Looking forward to increasing maritime cooperation with Indonesia: PM Modi

PM Modi tweets: Excellent meeting with President @jokowi, where we reviewed all aspects of India-Indonesia ties.

Looking forward to increasing maritime cooperation, more trade and stronger people-to-people linkages with Indonesia.

 

8:41 am IST

PM Modi holds bilateral meeting with President of Turkey in Osaka

Japan: Prime Minister Narendra Modi holds a bilateral meeting with President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Osaka, on the sidelines of G20 Summit.

 

8:38 am IST

Donald Trump tells China’s Xi open to ‘historic’ trade deal

Washington is open to a “historic” trade deal with China, President Donald Trump said Saturday as he met President Xi Jinping, who called for “cooperation and dialogue”, reports AFP.

“It would be historic if we could do a fair trade deal,” Trump said at the start of the high-stakes meeting to thrash out a tariff war between the world’s top two economies.

“We are totally open to it,” added Trump after Xi said “cooperation and dialogue” are better than “confrontation”.

8:27 am IST

‘Dialogue’ better than ‘confrontation’: Xi Jinping to Donald Trump

‘Dialogue’ better than ‘confrontation’: Xi Jinping to Donald Trump, reports AFP.

8:23 am IST

Donald Trump, Xi Jinping begin high-stakes meeting on trade tensions

US President Donald Trump and China’s Xi Jinping kicked off a hotly awaited meeting Saturday, with the world watching to see if they can strike a deal over their long-running trade war, reports AFP.

Experts believe the best possible outcome would be a temporary truce and a commitment to keep talking after months of trade tension saw the world’s top two economies slap hefty tariffs on each other’s goods.

 

7:39 am IST

Donald Trump meets PM Modi before start of session 3 at G20 Summit

US President Donald Trump meets Prime Minister Narendra Modi before the start of Session 3 at G20 Summit in Osaka, Japan.

 

7:34 am IST

PM Modi and Brazil President had a fruitful meeting in Osaka

PMO tweets: Deepening the bond with Brazil.

PM @narendramodi and President @jairbolsonaro had a fruitful meeting in Osaka.

Improving business linkages and overcoming climate change were some of the key issues discussed during the meeting.

 

7:29 am IST

PM Modi with his Sherpa at G20 Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with his Sherpa at the G20 Summit, Suresh Prabhu, EAM S Jaishankar, and NSA Ajit Doval in Osaka, Japan.

 

7:27 am IST

PM Modi with US President Donald Trump and White House adviser Ivanka Trump in Osaka, Japan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with US President Donald Trump and White House adviser Ivanka Trump in Osaka, Japan. G20 Summit.

 

7:26 am IST

Australia PM Scott Morrison tweets a picture of him and Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Australia Prime Minister Scott Morrison tweets a picture of him and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

 

7:25 am IST

G20 leaders at event on women empowerment in Osaka, Japan

G20 leaders at event on women empowerment in Osaka, Japan.

 

7:25 am IST

G20 leaders participate in event on women empowerment in Osaka, Japan

G20 leaders participate in event on women empowerment in Osaka, Japan.

 

7:24 am IST

PM Modi holds bilateral meeting with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro in Osaka

Japan: Prime Minister Narendra Modi holds a bilateral meeting with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro in Osaka, on the sidelines of G20 Summit.

 

7:17 am IST

PM Modi holds bilateral meeting with Indonesian President Joko Widodo in Osaka

Japan: Prime Minister Narendra Modi holds a bilateral meeting with Indonesian President Joko Widodo in Osaka, on the sidelines of G20 Summit.