Preparations for the G20 summit are going on in full swing in Delhi. Meanwhile, US President Joe Biden said that he is looking forward to visiting India this week, but he is disappointed that his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping will not participate in the G-20 summit to be held in New Delhi. The White House had announced last Friday that Biden will visit India on September 7 to attend the G20 summit and on September 8, he will hold a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the sidelines of this historic event.

India, as chair of the G-20, is hosting the annual summit of the influential group on September 9-10. More than two dozen world leaders including Biden are going to participate in it. Before the trip, journalists on Sunday asked Biden if he was looking forward to his visit to India and Vietnam. In response, the US President said, “Yes, I am…” He expressed disappointment over Chinese President Xi Jinping not attending the conference and in response to a question asked about this, Biden said that I am disappointed. , but I will meet him…

Apart from Xi Jinping, Putin will also not participate in the G-20 summit.

According to recent media reports, apart from Xi Jinping, Russian President Vladimir Putin will also not participate in the G-20 summit. G-20 India Special Secretary Muktesh Pardeshi had said on Friday that India is waiting for written confirmation from China on the participation of President Xi Jinping in the G-20 leaders’ summit. In response to a PTI-language question about Xi Jinping not attending the conference and sending Prime Minister Li Qiang in his place, Pardeshi had said, we have seen some news published in newspapers. But, we believe in written confirmation and we have not received any written confirmation yet. Until we get this, I am not in a position to comment.

Chinese Prime Minister Li Qiang is likely to visit India after attending the East Asia Summit in Jakarta. Earlier, Jinping had not participated in the G-20 summit held in Italy in 2021 due to the restrictions imposed by China to prevent Covid-19. Pardeshi had said that the participation of world leaders in a summit like G-20 is usually informed through a diplomatic note. On Xi’s participation, he had said, I think confirmation is awaited in this regard… We have received confirmation from most of the countries…

Which leaders will reach G20

Apart from Biden, French President Emmanuel Macron, Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva are among the G-20 leaders who have already Has confirmed his participation in the summit. During the conference, Prime Minister Modi will hand over the reins of the G-20 presidency to Brazilian President Lula on September 10. Brazil will formally assume the presidency of the G-20 on December 1. The G20 group includes Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, Britain, the US and the European Union (EU). Are.

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