G20 Summit: The two-day G20 Summit began in Osaka, Japan, on Friday with leaders of 19 countries and the European Union deliberating on trade, terrorism, and climate change among other topics. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, US President Donald Trump, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping are among leaders attending the meet. 

Leaders at the G20 Summit 2019 in Osaka, Japan will also discuss climate change, trade disputes, global economic risks, oil prices, job growth, and investment, innovation and artificial intelligence, and the role of women in the workplace. The heightening US-Iran tensions will also be discussed at the summit. A war is looming in the Persia Gulf and could escalate into more than a regional conflict.

 

G20 Summit, LIVE UPDATES

6:40 am: During his bilateral meeting with US President Donald Trump, Prime Minister Modi said that he would like to have talks on 4 key issues – Iran, bilateral issues, security development, and 5G. 

8: 00 am: Modi talks on terrorism at the informal BRICS summit. He said terrorism is the biggest threat to humanity. It not only takes the life of innocents but it also affects communal harmony and economic development, so nations have to stop all mediums of terrorism and racism. 

8:30 am: Prime Minister Modi holds bilateral meeting with Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman on the sidelines of G20 summit.

9:05 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi held bilateral meetings with South Korean President Moon Jae-in on the first day of the summit.

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