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Saudi FM Adel al-Jubeir plays down G20 summit boycott calls

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Saudi FM Adel al-Jubeir plays down G20 summit boycott callsFor the first time the G20 meeting of the world’s leading economies is being hosted by an Arab state.A broad agenda is on the table, but the meeting – held by Saudi Arabia – is being overshadowed by questions over the kingdom’s human rights’ record. The…

For the first time the G20 meeting of the world’s leading economies is being hosted by an Arab state.

A broad agenda is on the table, but the meeting – held by Saudi Arabia – is being overshadowed by questions over the kingdom’s human rights’ record.

The BBC’s Lyse Doucet asked the Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir if he was disappointed by calls to boycott the summit.

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