Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi said, on Tuesday, that the presence of Russian President Vladimir Putin at the upcoming G20 summit in Bali has been excluded by the Indonesian presidency of the council.
In response to a question at the G7 summit, which concluded Tuesday in Germany, about With the Kremlin’s announcement that Putin would attend the Bali summit in November, Draghi said Indonesian President Joko Widodo had ruled out that possibility.
Widodo’ was categorical: he is [Putin] Do not come. What could happen – I don’t know what will happen, but what It could happen, maybe it’s a remote interventionDraghi said, who The country will transfer the G20 presidency to Indonesia in Bali.
The information is not yet Confirmed by the Indonesian Head of State, Joko Widodo, Who will meet this Tuesday, in Kyiv, with his Ukrainian counterpart, in A Trying to reach a ceasefire in the conflict caused by the invasion of Russia.
Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi, who attended Monday’s G7 summit in Germany, said Joko Widodo, is already on his way to Kyiv. Accompanying the head of state in a video message.
After the visit to Ukraine and Meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, The Indonesian leader is heading to Russia, where he will meet Putin on Thursday, becoming The first Asian leader to visit the two countries since the beginning of the Russian invasion of Ukrainian territory on February 24.
Before leaving on Sunday, Widodo said he would ask Zelensky and Putin an immediate cease-fire and pursuit of a peace agreement through dialogue.
In spite of Pressure from countries such as the United States, Canada and Australia for Putin not to participate in the summit of the world’s 20 largest economies (G20), between November 11 and 13.On the island of Bali, Indonesia has so far maintained its invitation to the Russian leader.
In April, the Indonesian president, popular Known as Jokowi, he extended the G20’s invitation to Zelensky and announced that Indonesia was ready to “contribute to peace efforts”.
Russia was expelled in the past decade from the group of industrial economies then known as the Group of Eight, renamed the G7, following the invasion of Ukraine’s Crimea in 2014.
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