Can Russia be barred from the G20 summit? | Russia-Ukraine war

From: Inside Story

The Kremlin accuses the US of pressuring different international locations to take away Russia from the G20 summit.

The G20 is a significant worldwide platform made up of 19 giant economies from the developed and growing world and the European Union. The bloc’s members signify 85 p.c of worldwide output, 75 p.c of worldwide commerce and two-thirds of the world’s inhabitants.

Whereas financial and monetary coverage has dominated annual summits, the agenda was expanded to incorporate local weather change and the pandemic final 12 months.

China says the G20 is a discussion board to debate financial points, rejecting ideas Russia could possibly be barred from the summit in Indonesia later this 12 months due to its invasion of Ukraine.

So who controls the G20 and what lies forward for the bloc?

Presenter: Dareen Abughaida


Elizabeth Shackelford – Senior fellow on the Chicago Council on World affairs and a former US diplomat

Danil Bochkov – Fellow on the Russian Worldwide Affairs Council

Thomas Noto Suoneto – Host of Overseas Coverage Talks podcast. He’s now concerned in Enterprise 20 Indonesia, the enterprise engagement group for the G20 summit

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