Trump’s administration confirmed his participation in the G20 summit

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U.S. President Donald Trump will participate in the G20 summit, which will be held by videoconference on Saturday, November 21. This was announced by a high-ranking Washington administration representative on Friday, November 20.

Earlier Reuters agency reported that the head of the White House intends to take part in the meeting and on Sunday, November 22.

The G20 Leaders Summit will be held in online format on 21-22 November under the chairmanship of His Majesty King Salman Ben Abdulaziz Al Saud. It is noted that the meeting will be dedicated to protecting the lives of people against the backdrop of the Coronavirus pandemic, as well as to restoring economic growth and combating the vulnerabilities identified during the pandemic.

The first ever virtual summit of G20 leaders was held on March 26. Leaders adopted a final statement. According to the document, the G20 countries agreed to do everything possible to overcome the pandemic. In addition, the countries pledged to “spare no effort” to protect lives, save jobs and incomes and help all countries in need of support.