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    The annual G20 international summit started on Friday with world leaders gathering in Buenos Aires to discuss the most important international economic and financial issues.

    The annual summit held in the Argentina capital marks the first time the event is being held in South America. The summit gathers the leaders of the 19 other countries in the group as well as the EU leadership; it will last from November 30 to December 1.

    The leaders are set to discuss the most important international economic and financial issues. The forum is mainly focused on coordinating policies between the states in order to achieve economic stability and financial growth in the world while preventing global financial crises.

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    • 17:45

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    • 10:40

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    • 09:58

      French President to Saudi Crown Prince: ‘You Never Listen to Me’ (VIDEO)

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    • 09:41

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    • 06:15

      Buenos Aires Offers Russia's Rosatom to Join Uranium Mining Project in Argentina - CEO

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      "The Argentinian side has addressed us with an offer to localize our uranium mining technology here ... The colleagues ask us to share our technology and locate here all the necessary competencies [for uranium mining]. We are ready for such localization within the framework of our interests," Likhachev said.

      The official added that Rosatom expected a number of Argentina-Russia deals on cooperation in nuclear area to be signed during Russian President Vladimir Putin's ongoing trip to the South American country for the G20 summit.

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    • 03:32

      Pompeo, Saudi Foreign Minister in Meeting at G20 Discuss Khashoggi Probe

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      "Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met today with Saudi Foreign Minister al-Jubeir in Buenos Aires on the margins of the G-20 Summit," Nauert said on Friday. "The Secretary and Foreign Minister discussed a range of regional and bilateral issues including the upcoming talks related to the Yemen conflict as well as the importance of making progress on the investigation into Jamal Khashoggi’s death."

    • 01:56

      Putin Has Brief Conversation With Merkel on G20 Summit Sidelines

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      Trump Discusses Second Summit With Kim During Meeting With Moon at G20

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      "President Trump discussed his intention to have a second US-DPRK summit," the release said on Friday. "President Trump and President Moon restated their commitment to closely coordinate on next steps."

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    • 23:51

      Putin Proposes to Use G20 as Platform to Develop Approaches to WTO Reform

      Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed on Friday using the G20 platform to develop approaches to the reform of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Russian G20 Sherpa Svetlana Lukash said.

      “Vladimir Vladimirovich [Putin] proposed using the G20 platform to begin discussing approaches to [WTO] reform, and a year later, when the G20 meets next time in Japan, it is possible to come up with some joint proposals in this area” Lukash told reporters on the sidelines of the current G20 summit in Argentina.

      According to Lukash, the Russian leader made this proposal while opening the second working meeting of the G20 summit, which was dedicated to the current state of the global economy.

    • 22:58

      Russian Energy Minister Meets Saudi Counterpart

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    • 21:39

      Trump Says Not Ruling Out Discussion With Saudi Crown Prince at G20

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    • 21:28

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    • 21:18

      Putin Holds Talks With French President Macron on G20 Sidelines - Kremlin

      Russian President Vladimir Putin meets French President Emmanuel Macron on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina. November 30, 2018
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    • 20:51

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    • 20:17

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      Trump Says He Cancelled G20 Meeting With Putin 'Solely' Because of Kerch Strait Incident

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    • 19:46

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    • 19:43

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    • 19:35

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    • 19:34

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    • 19:29

      Canada's PM Trudeau Urges Trump to Remove Tariffs on Canadian Steel, Aluminum Ahead of G20

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    • 19:28

      US, Argentina Sign New Energy Cooperation Deal on G20 Sidelines - Treasury Department

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    • 19:27

      UK PM May Vows to Convey 'Robust' Message to Saudi Crown Prince Over Khashoggi Case, Yemen War

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    • 19:24

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    • 19:21

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    • 19:12

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    • 19:10

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    • 19:04

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      © Sputnik / Vladimir Astapkovich
    • 19:04

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    • 19:02

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    • 19:01

      Lost in Translation: Trump Upset Over Problem Speaking With Argentina's President (VIDEO)

      Donald Trump, presidente de EEUU

      Lost in Translation: Trump Upset Over Problem Speaking With Argentine President

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    • 19:00

      Trump, Merkel G20 Meeting Has Been Rescheduled - Official

      The meeting between US President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the G20 summit in Buenos Aires has been rescheduled after her arrival was delayed due to an emergency landing, a White House official told Sputnik on Friday.

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    • 18:56

      Putin Briefly Talked to Saudi Crown Prince on G20 Summit Sidelines

      Russian President Vladimir Putin shook hands with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman before the start of the G20 plenary meeting, a Sputnik correspondent reported Friday.

      After a photo session, the leaders went to the plenary meeting hall. Putin and bin Salman, seated near each other at the table, shook hands and briefly talked to each other with a smile.

      G20 leaders summit in Buenos Aires

      WATCH Putin, Saudi Crown Prince Steal the Show at G20 Summit in Argentina

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    • 18:55

      2018 G20 Summit Officially Kicks Off in Buenos Aires, Argentina

      El logo del G20 en Argentina
      © REUTERS / Pilar Olivares
      A motorcycle of the Argentine Federal Police with the G20 logo.

      G20 in Argentina: Buenos Aires Promises to Hold Safe and Productive G20 Summit

      For the first time in history, Argentina is hosting the G20 summit, which, besides political gains, gives the country a chance to showcase its culture, traditions and hospitality. Meanwhile, the leaders of the 20 major advanced and emerging economies gather in the capital Buenos Aires for the two-day event.
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