In their final summit declaration, the G20 countries in Indonesia overwhelmingly condemn the war in Ukraine

In their final summit declaration, the G20 countries in Indonesia overwhelmingly condemn the war in Ukraine
In their final summit declaration, the G20 countries in Indonesia overwhelmingly condemn the war in Ukraine

In their final summit declaration, the G20 countries in Indonesia overwhelmingly condemn the war in Ukraine

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The majority of G20 countries meeting in Indonesia “strongly condemn the war in Ukraine,” said Wednesday’s summit closing statement, which said the conflict “is undermining the global economy.” The world’s twenty largest economies, including Russia, also agreed in the joint statement that “the use or threat of use of nuclear weapons shall not be permitted.”

she said G20 In the final declaration of their summit in Bali, Indonesia on Wednesday, the “majority” of their member states “strongly condemned the war in Ukraine” as this conflict “undermines the world economy”.

The world’s twenty largest economies, including Russia, also reiterated in the joint statement that “the use or threat of use of nuclear weapons is not permitted.”

After a series of preparatory ministerial meetings for the G20 summit that failed to reach consensus due to deep divisions between Westerners, Russia and the countries of the South over the war in Ukraine, host country Indonesia increased diplomatic efforts during the G20 summit agreement summit.


In this regard, Indonesian President Joko Widodo said: “Today we managed to adopt and ratify the declaration of the G20 leaders,” noting that this is the first agreement on a joint text signed by achieved by the group since February. Adding: “Thank you to everyone who has contributed and shown flexibility” to arrive at this joint text.

Regarding the specific aspects of the war, the text mentions the different positions of the states that made it possible to obtain the signature of Russia.

Indonesia, which hosted the G20 summit, had hoped to focus its presidency in early 2022 on a concerted effort to help the global economy recover from the coronavirus pandemic. However, the Russian invasion of Ukraine caused turmoil and led to several crises, particularly in the food and energy sectors, and widening divisions between the countries.

France 24/AFP


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