G20 Summit: Chinese President Xi Jinping will not attend the G20 summit, PM Li Qiang will lead China

G20 Summit 2023: Chinese President Xi Jinping will not attend the G-20 summit to be held in India. In his place, the country’s Prime Minister Li Qiang will lead the Chinese delegation. This will be the first time that the Chinese President will not attend the G-20 summit.

China on Saturday (September 2) officially conveyed to India that President Xi Jinping will not attend the G-20 summit in New Delhi and the Chinese delegation will be led by Premier Li Qiang, reported India Today.< /p>

Earlier on Friday (September 1), G-20 Special Secretary Muktesh Pardeshi had said that India is waiting for a written confirmation from China regarding Xi Jinping’s arrival at the summit.

Vladimir Putin will also not attend the conference
It is noteworthy that Xi Jinping is the second G-20 leader to skip the summit to be held in New Delhi on 9 and 10 September. Earlier, Russian President Vladimir Putin had said that he would not be able to participate in the summit to be held in India. Russia will be represented by Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.

The two leaders met in the BRICS conference
Let us tell you that the last meeting of Xi Jinping and PM Modi took place in South Africa during the BRICS summit. During this both the leaders had a brief conversation. Regarding this meeting, India’s Foreign Secretary Vinay Mohan Kwatra had said that in the talks with Xi Jinping, PM Modi mentioned India’s concerns regarding the unresolved issues on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) and emphasized that Respect for LAC is essential for normalizing India-China relations.

Modi-Jinping have met twice after the Galvan clash
At the same time, regarding this brief conversation, the Chinese Foreign Ministry had said that President Xi emphasized that China-India relations Reform is important for the common interests of both countries and peoples. It is noteworthy that this was the second meeting of the two leaders after the skirmish in Galvan in May 2020.

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