The Indonesian authorities have ruled out the personal presence of Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 summit, which will be held on November 15-16 in Bali. This was announced by Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi.
“As for President Putin at the G20, the President of Indonesia [Джоко Видодо] ruled it out categorically [российский президент] will not come,” Draghi said at a press conference after the G7 summit. At the same time, he did not rule out Putin’s speech via video link.
On Monday, Russian presidential aide Yury Ushakov informedthat Putin accepted Indonesia’s invitation to participate in the G20 summit, but the format is still being specified.
- June 29 Indonesian President Joko Widodo arrived to Kyiv: he intends to meet with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, and also go to Irpin. After that Widodo will go to Moscow, where he will hold talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
- In April, finance ministers and central bankers from a number of Western countries walked out of a G20 meeting in Washington during a speech by Russian representatives. Members of the delegations of the United States, Great Britain, France and Canada, as well as Ukraine, left the hall in protest against the Russian military invasion of Ukrainian territory. Many of those who participated in the meeting remotely turned off their video cameras.