The four-meeting mini-summit is one of the most important meetings held during the ongoing G20 meeting under the theme “People, Planet, Prosperity”.
And when President Biden was asked before these talks if he would like to resume negotiations with Tehran over the nuclear program, he replied: “This is expected.” The meeting of the leaders of the four countries aimed to crystallize a common position in the negotiations with Iran.
At the G20 summit, work is also underway on an excerpt from the Final Climate Communiqué, which is of particular interest in relation to the COP26 climate conference starting on Sunday in Glasgow. Sources in the Italian Prime Minister’s office said the work would continue through the night.
Unofficially, it is known that the call will mention the broad commitment of world leaders to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius. However, no binding arrangements will be made in the text. There will be no immediate action, and there will be no reference to the 2050 goal of zero carbon dioxide. Sources say the vague phrase “half a century” will remain.
WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus also attended the meeting in the Eternal City and spoke to Charles Michel, President of the European Council. As announced afterwards, they spoke of the need for “organized global cooperation to confront and prevent future epidemics.”
“We agreed that the G20 summit in Rome is the only opportunity to lay the foundations for a safer and healthier world,” declared the head of the World Health Organization.
The President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, also met in the Eternal City with the President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan. And it occurred after the incident that occurred last April, which was circulated in the media, when the President of the European Commission ran out of his chair during a meeting in Ankara with Erdogan and Michel.
The Romanian summit was also attended, among others, by presidents: South Korea – Moon Desiin, Argentina – Alberto Fernandez, Brazil – Jair Bolsonaro, prime ministers: Canada – Justin Trudia, Spain – Pedro Sanchez and India – Narendra Modi. There is no Russian president, Vladimir Putin, and China, Xi Jinping; Both spoke during the conference call. Spain has permanent guest status in the G20.
In the center of the Italian capital, opponents of the G-20 staged a demonstration, blocking the streets.
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