Tag: G20

G20 Bali, group photos banned and leader away when Lavrov speaks

G20 Bali, group photos banned and leader away when Lavrov speaks

Too many tensions over the war in Ukraine, but not only: there are no “family photos” at the G20 in Bali. The leaders do not want to be associated in any way with representatives of Moscow. The news is reported by the British newspaper The Independent, according to which the traditional photo of the leaders […]

Ukraine: Financial officials close G20 without consensus

Ukraine: Financial officials close G20 without consensus

G20 finance ministers and central bank governors closed the last day of meetings in Bali, Indonesia, this Saturday without reaching a final consensus statement amid divisions over Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. “Some countries have opinions about this war and others have different opinions, but we all agree on most things,” Indonesian Finance Minister Sri Mulyani […]

Spain asks China for “active collaboration” to end the war

Spain asks China for “active collaboration” to end the war

© Javier Lizón/EPA Author: Lusa The Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation, José Manuel Albares, asked China this Friday, during a meeting with his Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi, an “active collaboration” to end the war in Ukraine. Albares and Wang met on the sidelines of the meeting of G20 foreign ministers that […]

G20, Ukraine speaks and Sergej Lavrov gets up and leaves

G20, Ukraine speaks and Sergej Lavrov gets up and leaves

No agreement on the situation in Ukraine nor a final declaration. The G20 foreign ministerial meeting in Bali, under the Indonesian presidency, ends in an impasse. The meeting demonstrated the growing tensions between East and West, with China and Russia on one side and the United States and European allies on the other. US Secretary […]

Lavrov does not want isolation or criticism

Lavrov does not want isolation or criticism

Hearing a call from Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi to end the war, he listened first to the German Annalena Baerbock and left the room. Later, the head of Russian diplomacy spoke and did not stop to refute the criticism of his colleagues, including Ukrainians, who accused Russia of “hunger games”. Putin has already warned of […]

G20, “to avoid Lavrov”. G7 leaders skip dinner with Russian minister. Bulk flat fee

G20, “to avoid Lavrov”. G7 leaders skip dinner with Russian minister. Bulk flat fee

Russia is increasingly isolated. The leaders of the G7 (Canada, France, Germany, Japan, Italy, the United Kingdom and the United States) met in Indonesia on the occasion of the G20 (an informal international body in which the most industrialized countries in the world participate), the inaugural dinner in Bali. This was reported by Japanese media: […]

China says it wants to deepen cooperation with Russia in multilateral organizations

China says it wants to deepen cooperation with Russia in multilateral organizations

Chinese Deputy Foreign Minister Ma Zhaoxu assured on Wednesday during a meeting with Russian Ambassador to China Andrey Denisov that Beijing wants to strengthen “strategic coordination” with Moscow and deepen cooperation through the UN or the G20. Ma Zhaoxu stressed that under the “strategic leadership” of the presidents of China and Russia, Xi Jinping and […]

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