The annual meeting of the group of 20 nations is under way in Osaka, Japan. At the top of the agenda is the ongoing trade war between China and the United States, the two largest economies in the world.
The G20 is a forum of international leaders, comprising 19 countries and the European Union.
Collectively, grouping represents more than 80% of world economic output and two thirds of its people. Its main objective is to promote international financial stability.
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Friday, June 28th:
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Focus on technology and data
After the photo session, the leaders attended the "Side-Event of the Digital Economy".
Chinese President Xi Jinping called for a "fair, fair and non-discriminatory market environment" and added that "digital economy data is the same as oil for industrial economies. "
US President Donald Trump's comments emphasized a more cautious note:" Digital commerce must also ensure the sustainability and security of our 5G network, "he said. June 28, 2019
One of the detention points in the United States and China The Commerce War is the step of Trump to remove US companies from selling key components such as a computer on China's telecom giant Huawei, leader in the latest technology for 5G mobile phones, national security
The trade warfalls global growth
European Union leaders on Friday warned of the downturn that escalating US-China trade was the imposition of world ic when the Summit began.
US-China trade relations are "tough" and contribute to the slowdown in the global economy, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said at a press conference.
He also said the EU is working closely with the US, China and Japan to reform the World Trade Organization (WTO). Meanwhile, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Mody also talked about the need to reform the WTO.
The development of the world economy is largely due to unilateral decisions and disputes that are perceived by the whole system. "
" We still have to focus on the reform of the World Trade Organization to be achieved. balanced development of the world economy, and so this growth is open to everyone, "Mody said at a summit meeting of leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, known as the BRICS, at the G20 summit.
There are no embarrassing moments about the Saudi prince
James Bays of Al Jazeera about how the Japanese have escaped the disorder of the Saudi prince Mohamed bin Salman at this year's G20:
"It is worth noting, that the last time the G20 in Buenos Aires had the family photo focused on him because there were those who would not clutch his hand. "I think the Japanese organizers knew it was uncomfortable for Saudi Arabia, and we we saw some of the shots of the different leaders who were walking together to Emei photo behaved very, very broad. "You can not make anyone, so I think the times when people look pretty cold to others"
China's "S" says the Gulf region is at a "crossroads"
Chinese President Sai Jingping said on Friday that the Gulf region is in a very sensitive situation and "stands at the crossroads of war and peace with the media."
China always stands on the side of peace and opposes the war, he said, said the Secretary General UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres during the G20 summit in Osaka, the state
After meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Mody, US President Donald Trump held a bilateral meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, whom he called "a fantastic person, a fantastic woman."
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After the meeting, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe congratulated each of the G20 leaders one by one. the act of the bad cop
Mason Rishi, professor of international relations at the University of Foreign Sciences Hancock in Seoul, tells Al Jazeera: "I think Trump will be interested in playing the positive side of the relations the United States has with its allies and strategic partners, whether it is Japan, or whether it is NATO or whether it is India
"And I think he can somehow play with the good cop and the bad cop. He plays a bad cop with Japan and India on security and trade issues. Now he plays the positive side of the relationship, talking about how close the US relations with India and Japan are. Tampa, Mody and Abe meet
President Donald Trump arrived at the G-20 summit with a car and was met by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the host. "We will discuss trade, we will discuss the military," Trump told reporters praising the Japanese car "Car companies are great, they come and build magnificent plants." North Korea, Iran and bilateral trade were questions , raised in the discussions, although some details were offered. Later on united the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Mody.Abe described the group as "the basis of peace and prosperity in the region." As for the US-Indian trade talks, Trump said: "This will be very positive … I think it will just continue to get along with India … I think we'll have a lot of big things to announce. Very big deal. "On Thursday, Trump said that Indian tariffs for American products were" unacceptable. "
President Donald Trump arrived at the G-20 summit with a car and was met by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the host.
"We will discuss trade, we will discuss the military," Trump told reporters praising the Japanese car
"Car companies are great, they come and build magnificent plants."
North Korea, Iran and bilateral trade were questions , raised in the discussions, although some details were offered.
Later on united the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Mody.Abe described the group as "the basis of peace and prosperity in the region."
As for the US-Indian trade talks, Trump said: "This will be very positive … I think it will just continue to get along with India … I think we'll have a lot of big things to announce. Very big deal. "On Thursday, Trump said that Indian tariffs for American products were" unacceptable. "
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Earlier this month, India imposed higher rates of revenge 28 US goods such as walnuts and apples 19659004] This was a retaliation for Tramp's transition to the removal of trade preferences under the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) for India,
Speaking of Iran, Trump said: AME time – no rush, so that they take time. There is absolutely no time pressure. We hope that you will eventually get. If you do, great if you hear it, you hear it. "