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G20 Summit Kicks off in Bali, Indonesia Today

Tue 15 Nov 2022 | 03:29 PM
Ahmed Moamar

The G20 summit began on Tuesday morning in the Nusa Dua resort on the island of Bali in Indonesia, where leaders of the leading economies across the world will discuss the most important challenges in the world.

The summit was opened by Indonesian President Joko Widodo, who said in the first session: "It is an ideal partnership for Indonesia to host the G20, and I realize that we need huge activities so that we can sit together in the hall."

In his opening speech, the Indonesian president stressed the need to "end war" for the sake of future generations.

"The responsibility that lies with us not only towards our people but also towards the people of the whole world. Being responsible in this situation ... also means that we must end the war," he added, without referring to any specific war.

The Indonesian president met with the heads of delegations of the countries participating in the G20 summit.

Today's summit is expected to focus on world food security, as well as energy security.

The first session of the summit is of particular importance for Russia, one of the world's largest producers and exporters of food and energy.

It should be noted that the Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov, is heading his country's delegation to the G20 Summit.