President Juncker to attend G20 Summit in Hamburg

On Friday 7 July and Saturday 8 July, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, along with European Council President Donald Tusk, will represent the EU at the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany. The two Presidents sent a joint letter yesterday to EU Heads of State or Government on their priorities for the Summit, and will hold a joint press conference on Friday morning at 9:15 in the G20 press centre in Hamburg, which will be broadcast live on EbS. In the margins of the Summit, Presidents Juncker and Tusk will hold bilateral meetings on Saturday 8 July with Mr Nguyễn Xuân Phúc, Prime Minister of Vietnam, Mr Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of Singapore, Mr Malcolm Turnbull, Prime Minister of Australia and Mr Mauricio Macri, President of Argentina, who takes over the rotating G20 Presidency from Germany later this year. President Juncker will also meet bilaterally with Russian President Vladimir Putin. More information about the EU’s participation in the G20 is available in this brochure.