Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Sunday that Russian President Vladimir Putin will attend the Group 20 (G-20) summit based on a number of factors, including security.
“To decide on the format of our participation, all factors, including security, will be taken into account,” Peskov told Moscow host journalist Pavel Zarubin. Kremlin. Putin program.
The spokesman recalled that Russia has an invitation to attend the summit in Indonesia, and this is something, he said, that the country thanks the organizers of the high-level meeting.
Many Western powers tried to ban Putin’s aid and then promoted the boycott of contacts with the president at the G20 summit, whose emergence was closely linked to the need to find solutions to the global economic crisis.
In short, one of the arguments used by the Indonesian leadership was that this was not the time to create division, but to engage in efforts to solve the current serious economic problems.
On 24 February, Putin announced the launch of a military campaign to demilitarize and discredit Ukraine, followed by a Western economic war that Russia sees as an attempt to isolate from the world economy.
But observers say that, above all, Europe is now reaping the fruits of the boomerang effect of more than 7,000 unilaterally implemented punitive measures against Russia, including gradual sanctions on its oil purchases and gas acquisitions from it. plan to suspend. Nation.
All this led to an energy crisis and strong inflation not only in Europe, but also in the United States and other Western countries, a solution to which could be discussed at the Bali summit on November 15 and 16, analysts believe. Is.
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