Morning news brief: Modi to meet EU leaders, Xi to attend G 20 online and more

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New Delhi Published: Oct 29, 2021, 09:14 AM(IST)

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be a part of several bilateral meetings during his visit to Italy for the G20 summit and Glasgow Climate Change Conference. On the sidelines of the G20 summit, the PM will be having meetings with several European leaders including France's President Emmanuel Macron, President of the European Council Charles Michel and President of the European commission Ursula Von Der Leyen.

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