Mint Explainer: Why did Xi Jinping decide to skip the G20 Summit in New Delhi?
- The move has been seen by some analysts as a snub aimed at India, especially since the Chinese President did attend the BRICS Summit in South Africa just weeks ago
China’s foreign ministry has announced that Premier Li Qiang, not President Xi Jinping, will represent China at the G20 Leaders’ Summit in New Delhi on September 9 and 10. This comes just weeks after Xi attended the BRICS Summit in South Africa. Mint breaks down the significance of the announcement.