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Turkish president attends G20 summit via video link

Recep Tayyip Erdogan takes part in extraordinary G20 leaders summit on global coronavirus pandemic

Sefa Mutlu   | 26.03.2020
Turkish president attends G20 summit via video link

ISTANBUL

Turkey's president on Thursday took part in an extraordinary meeting of leaders of the G20 economic bloc focusing on the coronavirus pandemic.

Via videoconferencing, Recep Tayyip Erdogan took part in the meeting from Huber Palace in Istanbul.

Accompanying Erdogan were Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, Finance and Treasury Minister Berat Albayrak, Communications Director Fahrettin Altun, presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin and Turkey’s G20 Sherpa Hayrettin Demircan.

In addition to Turkey, the G20 leaders include Germany, the U.S., Argentina, Australia, Brazil, China, Indonesia, France, South Africa, South Korea, India, Italy, Japan, Canada, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, and the EU.

* Writing by Dilara Hamit

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