Azerbaijan’s participation in G20 of great importance - top official (UPDATE)
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Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov.20
Azerbaijan's participation in G20 summit in Turkey is of great importance, Novruz Mammadov, deputy head of Azerbaijani presidential administration, chief of the administration's foreign relations department told reporters Nov.20.
The top official noted that the G20 summit is the biggest event on a global scale. He said the issues discussed in this summit, the exchange of views and other issues will long be talked by some political and analytical centers.
Further, the top official said G20 is considered as one of the important structures in the world, adding that these countries account for 85 percent of the world economy and 80 percent of the world trade.
"From this point of view, the G20 countries have significant influence on the ongoing processes in the world," he said.
Mammadov said the G20 summit is important amid the ongoing processes in the world, which have intensified and, to some extent, escalated since early 2015.
The top official noted that the terrorist attacks in Paris on the eve of the G20 summit, put a spotlight on the event.