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Saudi Arabia Says G20 Leaders Summit to Be Held Virtually on Nov. 21-22

Saudi Arabia Says G20 Leaders Summit to Be Held Virtually on Nov. 21-22

Monday, 28 September, 2020 - 04:45
The G20 leaders summit will be held virtually on Nov. 21-22 in Saudi Arabia. (SPA)

The G20 leaders summit will be held virtually on Nov. 21-22, Saudi Arabia said on Monday.


The summit, which will be chaired by Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz, will focus on protecting lives and restoring growth by addressing vulnerabilities uncovered during the pandemic and by laying down foundations for a better future, the government said in a statement.


“The G20 has contributed over $21 billion to support the production, distribution and access to diagnostics, therapeutics and vaccines,” the statement said.


It has also injected $11 trillion to safeguard the global economy and launched a debt suspension initiative for least developed countries allowing them to defer $14 billion in debt payments due this year.


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