US Marks the G20 Presidency Meet in New Delhi as an Absolute Success

By siliconindia   |   Saturday, 16 September 2023, 02:29 IST
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US Marks the G20 Presidency Meet in New Delhi as an Absolute Success

The G20 Leaders Summit in New Delhi, praised by the US, emphasized economic cooperation, condemned nuclear weapon use, and called for respecting territorial integrity and sovereignty among members.

The G20 Leaders Summit for 2023, that took place in New Delhi under India’s presidency, has been remarked as an absolute success by the United States.

The US State Department’s official spokesperson Mathew Miller remarked that each member nation has their diverse range of views, and the organization is aiming to issue a statement that calls for respecting territorial integrity and sovereignty among the members. To tackle conflicts among nations that are pertaining in recent times, G20 nations have concluded that using nuclear weapons in war is highly objectionable.

The G20 is a well-established organization with its member nations, including Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. Also, countries like Saudi Arabia, Iran, Ethiopia, the UAE, Argentina, and Egypt will be joining G20 by 2024.

The Bali Declaration, a joint statement summarizing the commitments of the member countries towards the world, aiming to solve issues effectively, was recalled at the summit. It highlights that all member states ought to remain consistent with the Purpose and Principles of the UN Charter in its entirety. 

The New Delhi Declaration reaffirmed the G20's role as the primary forum for international economic cooperation. While the G20's primary focus is on economic matters, member countries acknowledge that geopolitical and security issues may often lead to significant repercussions for the global economy. Members of G20 have called on all states to potentially uphold the principles of international law that include territorial integrity and sovereignty, international humanitarian law, and the multilateral system safeguarding peace and stability.

A peaceful resolution of conflicts and efforts in addressing crises, diplomacy, and dialogue are critical. Hence, the US affirms a united effort with India in addressing the adverse impacts of political conflicts on the global economy, welcoming relevant and constructive initiatives to support a comprehensive, just, and durable peace among countries worldwide.