Saudi Arabia to Host 15th Annual G20 Meetings in Riyadh in 2020

Saudi Arabia will host the 15th annual G20 Leaders’ Summit on November 21 and 22, 2020 in Riyadh, the Saudi press agency (SPA) said this week.

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