New Delhi: Amid the months-long Russian-Ukrainian war, the 20-nation summit began in Bali, Indonesia today, that is Tuesday. On the first day of the G20 summit, Ukrainian President Zelensky attacked Russian President Vladimir Putin and repeatedly addressed the G20 as G19. Addressing the G-20 meeting virtually, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said the time had come to end Russia’s “devastating” war and save thousands of lives.
According to the AFP news agency, Zelensky said that I believe the time has come when the “catastrophic” Russian war must be stopped and it can be stopped and it can save thousands of lives. During this, he repeatedly addressed the leaders as “G19”. This means he addressed the G20 as the G19 keeping Russia aside.
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Attacking Russia, Zelensky also said that Russia must respect Ukraine’s territorial integrity, withdraw its troops from Ukrainian territory, and pay for damages caused to Ukraine.
Wearing his military green T-shirt and speaking Ukrainian, Zelensky addressed G20 leaders including Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Joe Biden. Russian President Vladimir Putin was not in the room when Zelensky attacked Russia, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was present.
In fact, Russian President Vladimir Puti did not participate in this G-20 summit and he sent Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in his place. Prominent world leaders including Prime Minister Modi attended the G-20 summit held in Bali, Indonesia. Today at the G-20 meeting, the challenges posed by the global outbreak of Covid-19 and Russia’s attack on Ukraine were discussed.
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