Syrian issue to be priority in summit of G20 in Turkey

ANKARA, Nov. 10 (MNA) – The conflict in Syria will be among priority issues of the Tenth Summit of the Group of 20 to be held on Nov 15-16, according to a spokesperson for the presidency.

During the event, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will organize a banquet to discuss thoroughly the migration crisis in Europe and global terrorism, announced presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin, as quoted by the on-line version of Hurriyet newspaper.

Besides, Kalin said his country welcomes the meetings in Vienna, where two rounds of talks were held involving 19 countries namely, the United States, Russia, France, China, Germany, the United Kingdom, Iran, Turkey and Saudi Arabia.

A third round will be held on November 13-14, just before that of the G20, and it will also include Oman, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, Jordan and Lebanon, he said.

Damascus accuses Ankara of training, funding and arming groups, including the ISIL terrorists.

Kalin said that in the summit of the G20, to be presided over by Turkey for the first time, his nation will always defend the objectives to empower the global economy with more inclusion, sustainable development and the national and international monitoring of the group's decision making.

 

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