The G20 has adopted a joint statement on the war in Ukraine

The two-day G20 summit will take place in Delhi. A group of world economic leaders has adopted a joint statement on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that a joint statement by member states on the war in Ukraine had been adopted. – Thanks to the hard work of all teams, we have reached consensus on the G20 Leaders’ Summit Declaration. I announce the adoption of this declaration, the politician said.

G20 statement on the war in Ukraine

“We call on all states to respect the principles of international law, including territorial integrity and sovereignty, international humanitarian law and a multilateral system that protects peace and stability,” reads a key part of the statement.

The American news agency Reuters said on Sunday that the development of a consensus could still be considered a surprise. It is no secret that there is no unified position on the ongoing war between the world’s twenty largest economies.

While the authorities of Western countries urged before the congress for a strong condemnation of Russia in the statement, a number of other countries chose to focus on economic issues.

Construction of corridors India – Europe and the Middle East

In this regard, an important agreement was reached on the sidelines of the summit, which represents a serious competitive challenge for China. On the sidelines of the G20 summit in Delhi, the world’s political leaders announced an international agreement to build two rail corridors connecting Indian ports. the countries of the Middle East and Europe.

The signatories to the Memorandum of Understanding on the corridor include: US, India, European Union, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. Reuters points out that this agreement is important for Washington because it could counterbalance China’s Belt and Road initiative and its impact on global infrastructure.

The protocol assumes that the initiative will consist of two separate corridors, the eastern one connecting India to the Persian Gulf and the northern one connecting the Persian Gulf to Europe.

Cables for electricity lines and data transmission are to be laid along the rail route, as well as pipelines for hydrogen produced from renewable energy for use in the energy industry. The goals of the project include: shortening transportation time, reducing costs and fuel consumption.

Source: Do Rzeczy

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