What is the G20 summit and why does it matter?


Argentine's President Mauricio Macri welcomed President Donald Trump Friday morning at the Casa Rosada presidential house in Buenos Aires.

"We value our relationship with China very much and have a very important commercial relationship with China", said the official, who asked not to be named because he wasn't authorised to speak publicly about the issue.

However, delegates to the Buenos Aires talks said good progress had been made on economic sections of the final communique overnight.

The two superpowers have been fighting a trade war, which is threatening to hurt the global economy as billions of dollars of tariffs have been slapped on products.

Thousands of people on Friday demonstrated against a G20 summit taking place in Buenos Aires, accusing the group of industrialized nations of imperialism and exploitation.

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This year's G20 summit is also grappling with how to handle the presence of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

Roughly an hour earlier, he had told reporters he would probably meet with Putin at the summit and said it was "a very good time to have the meeting".

His mission to rebalance global trade, underpinned by a stubborn belief that the United States has been mistreated for decades, stands at a key juncture this weekend.

Saudi officials have blamed the killing on rogue agents and denied the crown prince had knowledge of the operation.

So Mr Macron is fashioning himself at this summit as the anti-Trump choice - a champion of the Paris climate accord, defender of the postwar system of global trade and crusader against multinational tax evaders.

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Donald Trump on Thursday cancelled a meeting he had scheduled to hold on Saturday with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, due to the seizure of Ukrainian ships by Moscow in the Black Sea. "So there was no consensus reached on this issue, nor was there a joint declaration produced after the leaders' summit".

On the sidelines of the G-20 gathering, created to concentrate on fiscal and monetary policy matters, U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are slated to hold their first face-to-face talks since November 2017. -China trade dispute to the conflict over Ukraine.

Ramaphosa's spokesperson Khusela Diko said in a statement that the president will present South Africa as an attractive investment and trade investment partner.

The meeting comes 36 years after the 1982 war, and this week the two governments announced a new agreement on an additional air link between South America and the Falkland Islands, via Argentina. China's Xi also indicated greater trade in the pharmaceuticals sector between the two nations, India's foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale, who was travelling with Modi, said, detailing the deliberations between the two leaders.

British Prime Minister Theresa May said she would be robust when she talks to Prince Mohammed, urging him to hold a full and credible investigation into Khashoggi's killing and hold those responsible to account.

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About 22,000 police officers and other security forces were guarding the leaders during the two-day summit that began on Friday.