G20 began its work in Osaka

The G20 began its work in Osaka of Japan, on Friday morning, with the participation of 37 countries and organizations.

"We have a great opportunity at this summit to promote the growth of the global economy," Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said at the summit, which will be dominated by controversial discussions on trade, geopolitical tensions and climate change.

"We are seeking a future in which all the peoples of the world will benefit from the digital economy," US President Donald Trump told Russian news agency Sputnik.

The summit is expected to discuss eight key themes on the agenda of the meetings: the global economy, women's empowerment, development, trade, investment, innovation, health, environment and energy, as well as employment.

Osaka, Japan, on June 28 and 29, will host the summit of the "Big 20" edition this year. Member States face many economic and political challenges, and this will be the first G20 summit hosted by Japan.



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