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

Middle East

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 a senior Saudi minister, Adel al-Jubeir, if he was disappointed by calls to boycott the summit.

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