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War in Ukraine Discussed at G20 Foreign Ministers Meeting

9 July 2022 00:35

Group of 20 Summit officially opens in Bali, Indonesia on Friday. In the opening session,  Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi highlights the importance of strengthening multilateralism to face current global issues, including the covid-19 pandemic and the war In Ukraine.

Minister Marsudi opened talks n Friday with an appeal from the Indonesian host for an end to Russia's War in Ukraine. She noted that poor and developing countries now face the brunt of fuel and grain shortages, resulting from the war In Ukraine. She also added that the G20 has a responsibility to step up to deal with the matter or risk losing the world's faith in the multilateral rules-based international order that emerged after World War II.