‘300 bilateral meetings, 200 hours of…’: How Indian diplomats made G20 New Delhi Declaration possible
Indian diplomats led 200 hours of non-stop negotiations to reach consensus on G20 declaration, avoiding major embarrassment.
Indian diplomats led more than “200 hours of non-stop negotiations" to reach a consensus on Saturday's G20 leaders' declaration. The group has struggled to find common ground on several issues recently – including the Ukraine war and climate change. Extensive work by a ‘brilliant’ team however allowed India to avoid a major diplomatic embarrassment.