24 Mar 2020 16:50

Putin to take part in extraordinary G20 video summit on March 26 to counter coronavirus, economic aftereffects

MOSCOW. March 24 (Interfax) - Russian President Vladimir Putin on March 26 will participate in an extraordinary Group of Twenty (G20) summit, which will be held in a videoconference format, the presidential press service said on Tuesday.

The summit "will be dedicated to the fight against the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on global economy," the statement said.