War in Ukraine.Vladimir Putin will attend the Indonesian G20, Moscow says

Vladimir Putin will attend the G20 summit in Indonesia at the end of the year, and the Russian ambassador to Southeast Asian countries rejected a call to exclude Moscow from the group on Wednesday, March 23, 2022. He said he did. Ukraine.

The United States has announced that it will discuss with its allies the possibility of excluding Russia from certain international organizations, including the G20, the world’s largest group of 20 economies.

Russia’s ambassador to Indonesia, Ludmila Borobieva, said Jakarta had invited the Russian president to the G20 summit in Bali in November.Her arrival “It depends on a lot of things, including Covid’s situation, which is currently improving, but so far he intends to come.”She told reporters on Wednesday.

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China opposes Russia’s exclusion

Diplomats condemned some Western countries’ attempts to exclude Russia from certain international organizations and believed they represented a “disproportionate” reaction.

Moscow salute “Solid position” From Indonesia, she reiterated that the G20 is, above all, a forum for solving economic problems.

China said Wednesday against Russia’s exclusion. “Russia is an important member of the (G20) and no member has the right to expel another.”, Chinese diplomatic spokesman Wang Wentan told the media. Recently, the Chinese government, which has approached Russia, which is hostile to the United States, has withheld condemning Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

“Without Russia, that would be difficult.”

Several Indonesian officials chairing the G20 this year have suggested that the meeting will retain its original purpose and that the issue of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine will be removed from the agenda as much as possible.

“Of course, expulsion of Russia from this kind of forum would not help solve economic problems. On the contrary, it would be difficult without Russia.”Said the ambassador.

“We really hope that the Indonesian government will not succumb to this terrifying pressure exerted by Westerners not only on Indonesia but also on many countries of the world.”..

Joe Biden’s national security adviser Jake Sullivan talks on Tuesday about the possibility of excluding Russia from international organizations to tighten sanctions on Russia’s military attacks in Ukraine, and Washington first consults with its allies. Showed what I wanted to do. “On the G20 issue, I simply believe that Russia cannot act as if nothing is happening in international organizations or the international community.”He said.

Russia had already been suspended indefinitely from the G8 after the annexation of Crimea in 2014. After that, the group of the largest industrialized countries returned to the G7 format.

War in Ukraine.Vladimir Putin will attend the Indonesian G20, Moscow says