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Justin Trudeau to attend virtual G20 summit amidst diplomatic standoff

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau. FILE/REUTERS.

Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will attend the digital G20 Leaders’ Summit. The event comes amidst a diplomatic standoff between India and Canada over Trudeau’s allegation of Indian involvement within the killing of Hardeep Singh Nijjar, a delegated terrorist in India.

Based on the schedule launched by the Canadian Prime Minister’s officer for Wednesday, the PM will attend the assembly just about that’s being hosted by India. Trudeau retains alleging Indian brokers’ involvement in Nijjar’s killing. The accusation has deteriorated relations between the 2 nations.

In the meantime, the G20 Digital Summit will get underway right now at 5:30 pm. The summit will witness a serious gathering of world leaders. Leaders of all G20 members, together with the Chair of the African Union, in addition to 9 visitor nations and heads of 11 worldwide organisations, have been invited. The digital summit will tackle key points, choose outcomes and evaluate developments which have taken place because the conclusion of the New Delhi G20 Summit in September.

Earlier, the Speaker of the Canadian Senate Raymonde Gagne skipped the Presiding Officers’ Summit of Parliaments of G20 nations that started in Delhi on October 12. On November 12, Justin Trudeau reaffirmed his allegation of Indian involvement within the killing of Hardeep Singh Nijjar, a delegated terrorist in India.

Trudeau accused New Delhi of violating the Vienna Conference by “kicking out” 40 diplomats at a time when his nation had reached out to the previous and different international companions to resolve the homicide.

Nonetheless, the Ministry of Exterior Affairs (MEA) responded by saying that no worldwide norms have been violated in India, looking for parity within the mutual diplomatic presence in New Delhi and Ottawa. On November 16, Exterior Affairs Minister S Jaishankar responded to Trueadu’s declare emphasising that the Canadian aspect was but to supply proof to again its claims on the Nijjar killing.

Following the G20 Leaders’ Summit that happened right here within the nationwide capital on September 9-10 this 12 months, appreciable progress on main G20 priorities in addition to outcomes have been made. For example, the G20 consensus on tripling renewable vitality capability globally by 2030 and doubling the worldwide charge of vitality effectivity enchancment by 2030, which was dedicated to by G20 Leaders in Delhi for the primary time, are the important thing anticipated outcomes of COP28.

With inputs from ANI.

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