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King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
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G20 concludes in Saudi Arabia; Italy takes over

RIYADH, November 23, 2020

The leaders of the Group of Twenty (G20) concluded here the 15th Virtual G20 Leaders' Summit which was held on November 21-22, under the chairmanship of Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.

Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte delivered a speech, thanking King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud on the Kingdom's presidency of the G20 and for unifying G20 endeavour, announcing his country's readiness to take over the annual rotating presidency of the summit in 2021 and reasserting keeping the success achieved by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia during its 2020 presidency of the G20, reported Emirates news agency Wam.

Conte called his country's assumption of the G20 presidency for the next year, as comprehensive and effective, in dealing with various issues and challenges facing the world countries in order to realize the objectives of the G20. "We are looking forward to the post pandemic stage, in order to build a comprehensive, healthy, sustainable, supporting and more equitable future for the societies," Conte said.

In conclusion the Leaders of the Group of Twenty (G20) expressed their conviction that coordinated global action, solidarity, and multilateral cooperation are more necessary today than ever to overcome the current challenges and realize opportunities of the 21st century for all by empowering people, safeguarding the planet, and shaping new frontiers.


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