Chinese President Xi Jinping has not been out of the country since mid-January 2020, the longest stint of any G20 leader, although he has attended virtual meetings. Photo: DPA Chinese President Xi Jinping has not been out of the country since mid-January 2020, the longest stint of any G20 leader, although he has attended virtual meetings. Photo: DPA
Chinese President Xi Jinping has not been out of the country since mid-January 2020, the longest stint of any G20 leader, although he has attended virtual meetings. Photo: DPA
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G20 summit: China’s President Xi Jinping ‘will not be in Rome’

  • China has not told G20 organisers whether president will attend but Chinese envoys reportedly cited Covid-19 measures as preventing his in-person attendance
  • Speculation surrounds whether Xi will attend COP26 climate conference in Glasgow if he misses the Italy meeting

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Chinese President Xi Jinping has not been out of the country since mid-January 2020, the longest stint of any G20 leader, although he has attended virtual meetings. Photo: DPA Chinese President Xi Jinping has not been out of the country since mid-January 2020, the longest stint of any G20 leader, although he has attended virtual meetings. Photo: DPA
Chinese President Xi Jinping has not been out of the country since mid-January 2020, the longest stint of any G20 leader, although he has attended virtual meetings. Photo: DPA
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