G20 summit impressive, says Argentine President

Argentine President Mauricio Macri described the G20 summit in the Chinese city of Hangzhou as impressive and huge.

By: IANS | Buenos Aires | Published:September 6, 2016 1:10 pm
Mauricio Macri, President, Argentina  Mauricio Macri, President, Argentina

Argentine President Mauricio Macri described the G20 summit in the Chinese city of Hangzhou as “impressive and huge”.

“This is my first summit and I received a very gracious welcome, I felt very comfortable,” Macri told a local radio station in Buenos Aires on Monday, reported Xinhua news agency. “The organisation is impressive. What they have done is huge.” He said that the G20 bloc had provided “an absolute opening for Argentina”.

“In 2018, we will have the honour of hosting the G20,” he added. According to Macri, China, Argentina and Germany (the 2017 host) held meetings to discuss themes for the G20’s present and future agendas. The G20 summit was held on September 4 and 5 in Hangzhou.