Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s presence at the summit of the Group of 20 powers in Buenos Aires demonstrated he was firmly in control, as he met with Western leaders and sealed an oil pact with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
The two moments captured the dilemma facing world leaders at the Group of 20 summit in Buenos Aires this weekend: How to deal with the crown prince, who is dogged by controversy over the murder of a Saudi journalist but is also de facto leader of a rich, oil-producing kingdom that is a major global investor.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday met European Council President Donald Tusk, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Buenos Aires, Argentina and discussed ways to strengthen the India-EU relations.
Meeting in Buenos Aires, host of the G20 summit of industrialized nations on Friday, Xi said China has always attached great importance to its relations with Saudi Arabia, China’s official Xinhua news agency reported.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said it was time the developing nations’ priorities found a place of preference on the G-20 agenda. He reaffirmed India’s commitment to globalisation and reformed multilateralism.
Chancellor Angela Merkel was speaking with reporters about the latest tensions between Russia and the Ukraine, the plane’s door opened and a crew member asked her to come out. “Why now?”, Merkel asked. “It’s urgent,’ the crew member replied. Later, Merkel would say she thought something bad had happened in Germany.
The G20 summit will be accompanied by an array of diplomatic initiatives with several bilateral meetings by the leaders attending, including Russian President Vladimir Putin, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Originally scheduled for last weekend at River’s Monumental stadium in Buenos Aires, it was postponed after some Boca players were injured when their team bus came under attack from their arch rivals’ fans throwing projectiles.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is currently in Argentina to attend the G20 summit and said that issues pertaining to fugitive offenders and global economy, which are of major concern to the entire world, will be discussed in the summit.While addressing the ‘Yoga for Peace’ event in Buenos Aires on Thursday, Prime Minister Modi said, “In G20 summit many issues will be discussed such as global economy, sustainable development, climate change, and fugitive economic offenders. These are in the interest of the entire world and not just India and Argentina.”Speaking on the cultural connection between India and Argentina, Prime Minister Modi mentioned how football legend Diego Maradona’s name is used in phrases in India.Here are the highlights of the G20 summit:
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday arrived in Argentina’s capital of Buenos Aires to attend the 13th G-20 summit where he will discuss ways to meet the new and upcoming challenges of the coming decade with other world leaders, including US President Donald Trump.
Investment would be reduced further if President Donald Trump follows through on his threat to impose steep tariffs on auto imports from all countries except Canada and Mexico, which would result in retaliation from trading partners on US exports.
The rescheduled second leg of the Copa Libertadores soccer final between River Plate and Boca Juniors was postponed again on Sunday hours before it was due to start, organizers said, after Boca complained the match could not be played under fair conditions.
Considered the most promising among India’s Gen-Next shooter, Bhaker won gold and silver in 10m air pistol individual and mixed event at the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires recently, overcoming the Asiad disappointment.
Tango was born in the late 19th-century, behind the closed doors of salons in Montevideo and Buenos Aires. Today, in Uruguay, tango is relegated to something old people do. But now, the scenario is changing.
Argentina’s 2018 FIFA World Cup manual advice, which has been condemned as sexist, was part of a course entitled ‘Language and Russian Culture – Thinking of the World Cup’ and included the tips, “Be clean, Don’t be negative and Don’t treat women as objects”