Syrian issue to be discussed in detail at G-20 summit: Presidential spokesperson
AA photoThe issue of Syria will extensively be discussed at the G-20 Summit, Presidential spokesperson İbrahim Kalın has said, noting President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will hold a dinner meeting at which the migration crisis and global terrorism will be on the agenda. A declaration will be released after the meeting, he added.
The main agenda of the summit is the global economy, but the leaders will also discuss the Syrian problem on Nov. 15-16, Kalın told reporters on Nov. 9. Turkey welcomed the Vienna process and was pleased with the outcome of the second meeting, he added.
The third gathering of the Vienna process will be held on Nov. 13 or 14, just before the G-20 summit, and therefore the issue will be on the agenda of the discussions, the spokesperson said.
Turkey priorities three topics on G-20 agenda
Turkey has given priority to three topics at the summit, namely inclusiveness, investments and implementation, Kalın said, adding the main agenda of the gathering will be shaped by these concepts.
Empowering the global economy with inclusiveness, sustainable development, monitoring the implementation of decisions at both the national and international level and increasing investments are reflected in the final communique.
Turkey’s presidency of the G-20 had been initiated for the first time ever, Kalın noted, stressing the country’s efforts to remove discrimination against woman in the business world.
Turkey’s presidency also addressed providing women with financial access, empowerment and integration into small and medium enterprises, he said.