Russia’s ambassador to Indonesia says Putin plans to attend the G20 summit

JAKARTA, March 23 (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin intends to attend a G20 summit hosted by Indonesia later this year, Russia’s ambassador to Jakarta said on Wednesday following calls from some members for the country to excluded from the group.

“Not only the G20, many organizations are trying to oust Russia …. The West’s reaction is absolutely disproportionate,” Ambassador Lyudmila Vorobieva said at a news conference on Wednesday.

The United States and its Western allies are assessing whether Russia should remain in the group of twenty (G20) group of major economies after its invasion of Ukraine, sources involved in the discussions told Reuters. Read more

(This story corrects the spelling of the name of Vorobieva in the second paragraph)

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