The G20 Summit in Hamburg
Vladimir Putin participated in the Group of Twenty Summit that took place in Hamburg on July 7–8, 2017.
Over the two days of the summit there were four working meetings of the heads of delegations of the G20 countries which discussed such topics as the global economic growth, boosting trade, fighting terrorism, issues related to Africa, healthcare and migration, digital economy, employment and the role of women in the economy. Following these meeting, the leaders adopted a joint communique.
Before the summit began its work, an informal meeting of the BRICS leaders took place.
On the sidelines of the summit, Vladimir Putin held a number of bilateral meetings. On the first day of the forum the Russian leader met with President of the Republic of Korea Moon Jae-in, US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe.
The President of Russia began the second day of the G20 Summit with a working breakfast with Federal Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel and President of France Emmanuel Macron. Later Vladimir Putin had meetings with President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan, President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker and a separate bilateral meeting with Emmanuel Macron.
At the end of his visit to Germany, Vladimir Putin gave a news conference.