G20 Summit Began In Hamburg

The G20 summit in Hamburg began with the official welcoming ceremony of Chancellor Angela Merkel of the heads of delegations of the G20 member states.

President of the United States Donald Trump and Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe on the eve of the G20 summit in the course of telephone talks agreed to increase pressure on North Korea.

Merkel also declared the irreversibility of the Paris climate agreement despite the US decision to withdraw from it.