Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to raise concerns such as terrorism and climate change during the G-20 summit in Turkey, beginning Sunday. PTI reported that Modi is also likely to seek cooperation in unearthing black money stashed outside India. As world leaders congregate in Turkey’s Antalya for the summit, the terror attacks in Paris on Friday, the Syrian war and the European migrant crisis are likely to take centre stage.
Modi and other world leaders are also expected to bring up the delay in implementing quota reforms of the International Monetary Fund, which were aimed at giving more voting power to developing economies. Modi is expected to hold bilateral meetings with several leaders during the summit, including IIMF head Christine Lagarde.
The two-day summit will be attended by 20 world leaders including Modi, Russian President Vladimir Putin, United States President Barack Obama, British Prime Minister David Cameron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese President Xi Jinping.
French President Francois Hollande has cancelled his trip to Turkey for the summit in the wake of the Paris terror attacks. The summit is taking place at a time when several global economies are facing a slowdown, including the Chinese economy.