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Putin Won’t Go to G-20 Rome Summit, Will Attend by Videolink

  • Russian leader tells Italian Prime Minister Draghi in call
  • China’s Xi also expected to join G-20 via remote link
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Russian President Vladimir Putin will participate in next week’s Group of 20 summit in Rome via videolink, the Kremlin said.

Putin told Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi of his plans in a phone call Tuesday, according to an emailed statement.