The 18th Summit of the Group of 20 (G20) will be held on Saturday and Sunday in New Delhi, India.
In past summits, China has not stopped insisting that it firmly defends multilateralism, opposing unilateralism and protectionism. At a press conference on Monday, the country’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson Mao Ning called for strengthening the partnership at this year’s summit, against a backdrop of growing global challenges.
At a time when the global economy is under increasing downward pressure and global sustainable development faces more difficulties, the G20 must strengthen alliances, work together to address prominent challenges in international economic and development fields. , and make positive contributions to promoting the recovery and growth of the global economy and sustainable development, Mao said.
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“China hopes that the G20 Summit in New Delhi will build consensus in this regard, convey confidence and jointly promote prosperity and development,” Mao added.
In past summits, China has not stopped insisting that it firmly defends multilateralism, opposing unilateralism and protectionism.
This year’s summit, whose theme is “One Earth, One Family, One Future,” will focus on inclusive growth, digital innovation, climate change resilience, and equitable access to global healthcare, among other topics.
Created in 1999, the G20 is the main forum for international economic cooperation. It is made up of 19 countries plus the European Union. G20 members represent around 85% of global GDP, more than 75% of global trade and approximately two-thirds of the world’s population.
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