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Small earthquake strikes just south of Buenos Aires. Leaders from the world's leading countries are gathering for the Group of 20 summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, to discuss issues including. US President Donald Trump, ahead of a tariffs showdown with China, diverged with G20 partners at summit talks Saturday in refusing to back.
IMF chief Christine Lagarde warned the leaders that "the global economy faces a critical juncture" and that erecting trade barriers was "self-defeating. Dinner diplomacy The release of the G20 communique meant that the meeting at least avoided the fate of two other recent summits -- those of the Group of Seven democracies and the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum -- that ended without any collective statement owing to US objections. But for financial markets, the weekend's main course comes after the summit when Trump is due to sit down to dinner with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Buenos Aires.
If we could make a deal, that would be good," he said on Friday. Trump has thrown out the traditional US playbook on free trade since his shock election, vowing to protect forgotten workers and demanding a renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico. The three countries signed a new trade deal on Friday, on the G20 margins.
The leader of communist China has in turn cast himself as a defender of stable global capitalism. But in a rhetorical olive branch to Trump, Xi pledged at the G20 to do more to open up China's economy. Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a syndicated feed. According to the political economist Robert Wade: Geithner and Koch-Weser went down the list of countries saying, Canada in, Portugal out, South Africa in, Nigeria and Egypt out, and so on; they sent their list to the other G7 finance ministries; and the invitations to the first meeting went out.
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Summit themes have varied from year to year. The theme of the G20 ministerial meeting was "Building and Sustaining Prosperity". The issues discussed included domestic reforms to achieve "sustained growth", global energy and resource commodity markets, reform of the World Bank and IMF, and the impact of demographic changes due to an aging world population.
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His comments come amid a heightening diplomatic crisis over last week's naval clash between Russian and Ukrainian vessels in the Sea of Azov, in which three Ukrainian boats, as well as the sailors on board, were captured by Moscow. Russia says the incident was contrived by Kiev and its Western allies in order to usher in a new round of sanctions against it.
Trump on Thursday abruptly cancelled a planned meeting with Putin in Argentina after Russia captured three Ukrainian navy vessels and their crews off the coast of Crimea.
Trump said on Friday that the trade pact was "model agreement that changes the trade landscape forever. Trump cancelled Putin meeting for domestic reasons Russia said it believes President Donald Trump cancelled his meeting with Vladimir Putin due to domestic issues and not the situation in Ukraine.
Is it a real one? I believe we should look for answers in the US domestic political situation. The two leaders, who met in the prince's residence in Buenos Aires, also discussed Saudi Arabia's readiness to supply India with all its needs of oil and petroleum products and Saudi oil giant Aramco's investments in the fields of oil refining and oil storage in India, it said. The crown prince and Modi also agreed on investing in solar energy, it added.
The killing of the Washington Post columnist, a critic of the crown prince, has strained Saudi Arabia's ties with the West and battered Prince Mohammed's image abroad. Saudi Arabia has said he had no prior knowledge of the murder. The message that I give will be very clear Western nations are calling for an end to the Saudi-led military campaign in neighbouring Yemen, which was launched by Prince Mohammed, as a humanitarian crisis there worsens.
According to tweets by German journalists on board the Airbus A, named Konrad Adenauer after Germany's first post-war chancellor, Merkel will leave for Madrid on Friday and head on a commercial flight for Buenos Aires with a slimmed down delegation.
The Chancellery did not confirm these reports. Every Thursday sincea group of women march around the Plaza de Mayo, the square in the Argentine capital Buenos Aires, where the presidential palace is located. The return of their disappeared children.
Tens of thousands people were forcibly disappeared during Argentina's last dictatorship Many have be confirmed dead, the whereabouts of others remain unknown.
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Trump on Thursday said he was cancelling a planned meeting with Putin at the G20 summit, citing the crisis in Ukraine. Trump's meeting with leaders of Turkey, South Korea will be 'pull asides' US President Donald Trump's meetings with the leaders of Turkey and South Korea will be "pull asides" at the Group of 20 summit rather than formal bilateral meetings, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders told reporters Trump decided to cancel Putin meeting 'while on flight to G20' White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders on Thursday told reporters US President Donald Trump decided to cancel a scheduled meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin during his flight to the G20 summit, and said she was not aware of a conversation between the two leaders about the cancellation.
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Sanders also said the US and Russian governments had exchanged phone calls. Trump cancels meeting with Putin over situation in Ukraine Trump said on Thursday he is cancelling his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin due to the situation in Ukraine. The pair had expected to meet on the sidelines of the G20 summit.
Based on the fact that the ships and sailors have not been returned to Ukraine from Russia, I have decided it would be best for all parties concerned to cancel my previously scheduled meeting Trump realDonaldTrump November 29, Trump said he is looking forward to a summit with the Russian president once the Ukraine situation is resolved. The French leader's comments came after Argentine President Mauricio Macri said there could be discussions about complaints against MBS during the summit, which is being held in the Argentine capital, Buenos Aires.