G20 LIVE: “ISIL is the face of evil; our goal is to degrade and ultimately destroy this barbaric terrorist organisation”, US President Barack Obama cries out from Antalya Turkey

Barack Obama US War against ISIL G20 LIVE Antalya Turkey

PRESIDENT OBAMA: Good afternoon. Let me begin by thanking President Erdogan and the people of Antalya and Turkey for their outstanding work in hosting this G20 Summit. Antalya is beautiful. The hospitality of the Turkish people is legendary. To our Turkish friends — çok teşekkürler. (Laughter.) I’ve been practicing that. At the G20, our focus […]

G20 LIVE: G20 Statement on the fight against terrorism

ANTALYA, TURKEY - NOVEMBER 15:  (Front row L-R) Senegalese President Macky Sall, Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe, Indonesian President Joko Widodo, Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, South African President Jacob Zuma, Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, Chinese President Xi Jinping, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, US President Barack Obama, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, Russian President Vladimir Putin,  South Korean President Park Geun-hye,  Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev,  European Council President Donald Tusk, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker,  (2nd Row L-R) Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak,  Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy,  Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, British Prime Minister David Cameron, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Argentina's Economy Minister Axel Kicillof, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius (3rd row L-R) World Trade Organization (WTO) Director-General Roberto Azevedo , International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde, Guy Ryder, Director General of International Labour Organisation (ILO), UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, Angel Gurria (L), Secretary-General of Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Bank of England Governor and Financial Stability Board (FSB) Chairman Mark Carney pose for a family photo during the G20 Turkey Leaders Summit on November 15, 2015 in Antalya, Turkey. Volkan Furuncu / Anadolu Agency

We condemn, in the strongest possible terms, the heinous terrorist attacks in Paris on 13 November and in Ankara on 10 October. They are an unacceptable affront to all humanity. We extend our deepest condolences to the victims of terrorist attacks and their families. We reaffirm our solidarity and resolve in the fight against terrorism […]

G20 LIVE: “This was not an attack against France, this was an attack against the universal human values!”, EU President Juncker cries out from G20 in Antalya Turkey

From left to right, EU Commissioner Jean Claude Juncker and European Council President Donald Tusk during the G20 Leaders Summit Antalya, Turkey

G20 has just kicked off a few minutes ago with the joint press conference of President Juncker of the European Commission and President Tusk of the European Council. As expected, the very first words of the leaders were about the new horrible Paris attack of last Friday. Juncker’s Statement President Juncker firmly declared: “This was not […]

Refugee crisis update: EU seeks now close cooperation with Africa while Schulz is shocked to witness live one single wreck full of immigrants

WOW: Martin Schulz here disembarks the luxurious Greek LearJet and is about to witness LIVE one single wrecked boat packed with refugees at the port of Lesvos islands in the Aegean sea. Behind him Alexis Tsipras, the young Greek Premier who is delighted to give Schulz a ride to the sunny islands (European Parliament Audiovisual Services, 05/11/2015)

Last Monday’s Extraordinary Justice and Home Affairs Council was meant to give just an update on the ongoing refugee crisis, a few days before the summit between EU and African leaders which in Valletta, Malta today and tomorrow. The Interior Ministers convened thus to discuss about the progress shown so far since the Western Balkans’ route summit […]

The European Sting writes down the history LIVE from G20 Leaders’ Summit in Turkey

G20 Logo Turkey 2015

Just a few days now remain until the world’s highest level Summit where the 20 most powerful leaders will convene. This year the exclusive G20 Leaders’ Summit will be taking place in Antalya Turkey on 15-16 November 2015. The Sting, faithful to the tradition it has created to cover the world’s most important Summits, like the […]