AA / Rome
Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi said on Saturday that multilateralism was the best solution to the problems facing the world.
This is what emerges from his speech at the opening of the summit of G20 leaders in the Italian capital, Rome, which is hosting the current session.
Draghi pointed out that the world is facing issues related to the Covid-19 pandemic, climate change and digital taxes.
And the Italian Prime Minister to explain that multilateralism was not an option and that it will be necessary to overcome the differences and reinvent the real spirit of the G20.
During the first day of the summit, it will be a question of discussing the economic and health problems in the world, in light of the repercussions of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The work of the summit – which is being held for the first time in person, due to Covid-19 – will come to an end on Sunday.
The “Group of Twenty”, or what is called “G20” for short, is made up of the following countries: Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Saudi Arabia, Argentina, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China and the European Union (EU) complementing the Group of Twenty in addition to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank (WB).
The group was created in 1999, at the initiative of the “Group of Seven” summit, which brings together the 7 largest industrial countries in the world, with the aim of promoting a constructive dialogue, following the financial crises of the 1990s.
* Translated from Arabic by Malèk Jomni
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