Russia confirms that Vladimir Putin will not attend the G20 summit | News

The Russian government confirmed on Thursday that President Vladimir Putin will not attend the G20 summit to be held next week on the island of Bali, Indonesia.


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Kremlin spokesman Dmitri Peskov reported that Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will attend the G20 meeting on behalf of Russia.

For its part, from the Russian embassy in Indonesia, they announced that President Putin could participate virtually in the event and confirmed that Foreign Minister Lavrov will lead the delegation at the G20 meeting in Bali.

Moscow had already reported Putin’s absence during the summit of leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), which is being held in Cambodia.

For months there had been speculation about the presence of the Russian president at this summit that will take place on November 15 and 16 on the island of Indonesia.