20 September, 2014 / Ziqa'ad 24, 1435

G20 summit Saint Petersburg

World leaders gathered in Saint Petersburg for the G20 summit on September 6, 2013. The summit however failed to bridge their bitter divisions over US plans for military action against the Syrian regime, with Washington signalling that it has given up on securing Russia's support within the United Nations on the crisis. –Photos by Agencies

(From Left to Right, front row) US President Barack Obama, Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel, Indonesia’s President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, Russia’s President Vladimir Putin, (From Left to Right back row) British Prime Minister David Cameron, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Australia's Foreign Minister Bob Carr, pose for pictures. –Photo by AFP
(From Left to Right, front row) US President Barack Obama, Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel, Indonesia’s President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, Russia’s President Vladimir Putin, (From Left to Right back row) British Prime Minister David Cameron, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Australia's Foreign Minister Bob Carr, pose for pictures. –Photo by AFP
France’s President Francois Hollande speaks during a bilateral meeting. –Photo by AFP
France’s President Francois Hollande speaks during a bilateral meeting. –Photo by AFP
US President Barack Obama shakes hands with Saudi Arabia's Minister of Finance Ibrahim bin Abdulaziz Al-Assaf. –Photo by AFP
US President Barack Obama shakes hands with Saudi Arabia's Minister of Finance Ibrahim bin Abdulaziz Al-Assaf. –Photo by AFP
Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy speaks at a press conference at the end of the G20 summit. –Photo by AFP
Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy speaks at a press conference at the end of the G20 summit. –Photo by AFP
US President Barack Obama (Left) stands next to Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel for pictures. –Photo by AFP
US President Barack Obama (Left) stands next to Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel for pictures. –Photo by AFP
Russia's President Vladimir Putin (Left) speaks with French President Francois Hollande. –Photo by  AP
Russia's President Vladimir Putin (Left) speaks with French President Francois Hollande. –Photo by AP
US President Barack Obama speaks during a bilateral meeting. –Photo by AFP
US President Barack Obama speaks during a bilateral meeting. –Photo by AFP
US President Barack Obama answers questions during a press conference.  –Photo by AFP
US President Barack Obama answers questions during a press conference. –Photo by AFP
Russia’s President Vladimir Putin (Center) and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov listen to South Korea's President Park Geun-Hye (Left) during a bilateral meeting. –Photo by AFP
Russia’s President Vladimir Putin (Center) and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov listen to South Korea's President Park Geun-Hye (Left) during a bilateral meeting. –Photo by AFP
Russia's President Vladimir Putin speaks during a media conference. –Photo by AP
Russia's President Vladimir Putin speaks during a media conference. –Photo by AP
U.S. President Barack Obama (Center) walks with Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel, (Left) and Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr. –Photo by AP
U.S. President Barack Obama (Center) walks with Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel, (Left) and Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr. –Photo by AP
U.S. President Barack Obama, right, shakes hands with Russia's President Vladimir Putin during arrivals for the G-20 summit. –Photo by AP
U.S. President Barack Obama, right, shakes hands with Russia's President Vladimir Putin during arrivals for the G-20 summit. –Photo by AP
British Prime Minister David Cameron gestures while speaking during a media conference. –Photo by AP
British Prime Minister David Cameron gestures while speaking during a media conference. –Photo by AP

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