G20 Summit Kicks Off in Buenos Aires, Argentina - UPDATES 

  30 November 2018    Read: 532
G20 Summit Kicks Off in Buenos Aires, Argentina - UPDATES 

For the first time in history, Argentina is hosting the G20 summit, which, besides political gains, gives the country a chance to showcase its culture, traditions and hospitality. Meanwhile, the leaders of the 20 major advanced and emerging economies gather in the capital Buenos Aires for the two-day event.

Trump said that he had cancelled the meeting with Putin because of the November 25 Kerch Strait incident, when Russia seized Ukrainian ships that had illegally entered the Russian territorial waters, adding that the row was "the sole reason" for Washington's decision on the G-20 meeting.

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Putin Holds Talks With French President Macron on G20 Sidelines - Kremlin

“Naturally, there is still something to discuss and to work on together. I am pleased with this opportunity to have a discussion with you today at the G20 summit. In particular, this concerns the situation in Syria, as we saw that after a very useful meeting in Istanbul the situation has changed. This also applies to the situation in Ukraine, especially in view of the events of the past few days," Macron said at the beginning of the meeting with Putin.

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Saudi Crown Prince Moves to Embassy as Argentina Prosecutors Begin Probe - HRW

Human Rights Watch has alleged that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has moved from a luxury hotel to the nation’s embassy in Buenos Aires as Argentine prosecutors had begun a probe into what they described as "Saudi war crimes" in Yemen and alleged human rights abuses, including the recent murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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UK PM May Vows to Convey 'Robust' Message to Saudi Crown Prince Over Khashoggi Case, Yemen War

"I am going to speak to the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia but it is the relationship we have with Saudi Arabia that enables me to sit down with him and be robust on our views on two issues ... First of all the terrible killing of Jamal Khashoggi ... the Saudi Arabians need to ensure that their investigation is a full investigation, that it is credible, that it is transparent and that people can have confidence in the outcome of it and that those responsible are held to account ... But I will also be raising the situation in the Yemen where the humanitarian crisis is getting worse," May told Sky News in an interview.

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Macron Discussed Oil Prices With Saudi Crown Prince - Elysee

French President Emmanuel Macron told Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman that the EU would insist on international experts being part of the investigations into journalist Jamal Khashoggi's killing, an Elysee official said.

 


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