The G20 leaders — including Angela Merkel, Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin, Xi Jinping, Narendra Modi and Jair Bolsonaro — held a videoconference and issued a joint statement urging a coordinated international response, and pledged a “whatever it takes” approach to fight COVID-19. Together, they pledged to invest $5 trillion into the global economy. The current chair of the G20, Saudi Arabia’s King Salman, called on the leaders to boost funding for a coronavirus vaccine, resume the normal flow of goods as soon as possible, and to help developing countries overcome the global health crisis (Source: Politico / De Havilland).
Commission President von der Leyen and Council President Michel have given a joint statement following the G20 Leaders’ videoconference. The Presidents insisted that G20 countries should coordinate their macroeconomic policies, mobilising all instruments available, to mitigate the economic downturn, support workers and companies most affected. The EU called on G20 members to assist each other in repatriating citizens stranded abroad who wish to return home (Source: De Havilland).
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