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Russia says Putin will not attend G20 summit

Mr Putin had long left open his participation in the meeting, scheduled to hold between November 15 and 16.

• November 10, 2022

Russia has confirmed that President Vladimir Putin will not attend next week’s G20 Summit in Bali.

However, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov would travel for the meeting of the 20 major industrialised nations on the Indonesian island.

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov disclosed this to the Russian state news agency TASS on Thursday.

Earlier, an Indonesian official hinted that the Russian president would not attend the Bali meeting.

Mr Putin had long left open his participation in the meeting, scheduled to hold between November 15 and 16. 


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