PM Modi arrives in Turkey to attend G20 Summit; to discuss global economic, security issues with world leaders

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Antalya from the UK on the second leg of his visit to attend the G20 Summit.

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“Reached Turkey to participate in @G20Turkey2015. Will meet world leaders & discuss global economic & security issues,” Modi tweeted after his arrival here from the UK.

The Prime Minister described his three-day maiden visit to the UK as successful.

Modi’s three-day trip had a packed schedule that included delegation-level talks with his British counterpart David Cameron, lunch with Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace, a speech to British MPs and an address to the Indian diaspora at the Wembley Stadium.

In Turkey, Modi will attend the G20 Summit, chaired by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

The summit, which opens tomorrow, will focus on the current state of the global economy, sustainable growth, development and climate change, investment, trade and energy.

Participating leaders are also expected to discuss political issues such as global terrorism and the refugee crisis in addition to the economic agenda.

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Reached Turkey to participate in @G20Turkey2015. Will meet world leaders & discuss global economic & security issues