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G20 Leaders' Summit kicks off in Rome

he G20 Leaders' Summit, which brings together the leaders of the world's 20 leading economies and representatives of international organizations, kicked off in the Italian capital on Saturday.

The summit, organized by the G20 term president Italy at the La Nuvola Convention Center in the capital Rome, was launched by Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi.

Draghi welcomed his guests, including Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, while the leaders also took a family photo.

Erdogan had brief chats with some of the participating leaders during the photo ceremony, including US President Joe Biden, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, British Prime Minister Boris Johson, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and UN Secretary-General Antonia Guterres.

The summit is held in person for the first time since the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The leaders will come together at the Global Economy and Global Health session on the first day of the summit.


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