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G-20 Summit in November to Go Online Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

By Kyodo News 29 September 2020

ISTANBUL—This year’s Group of 20 leaders’ summit, slated for Nov. 21 and 22, will be held online due to the coronavirus pandemic, the government of Saudi Arabia said Monday.

The 15th G-20 summit will be held under the presidency of King Salman bin Abdulaziz and will focus on “protecting lives and restoring growth” in the fight against the global pandemic, according to the Saudi government, which hands over the chair of the G-20 to Italy at the end of November.

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