President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan attended the 18th G20 Summit held in New Delhi under the theme "One Earth, One Family, One Future."
During the summit, President Erdoğan delivered a speech in which he highlighted Türkiye's commitment to addressing environmental issues and its significant contributions to the Paris Climate Agreement. He emphasized Türkiye's ambitious targets of achieving net-zero emissions by 2053 and promoting green development. President Erdoğan also praised the Zero Waste Project, led by the First Lady, Emine Erdoğan, which has gained international recognition with five prestigious awards. “We work tirelessly towards creating a greener, cleaner, and more livable country and world through the implementation of various projects across multiple domains," expressed President Erdoğan during the summit.
Following the summit, President Erdoğan held a press conference where he expressed deep concern regarding the global tragedies, which have captured Türkiye's unwavering attention as it strives to alleviate these hardships and promote a world governed by greater justice.
The President further underlined Türkiye's efforts to end the Russia-Ukraine war which claimed the lives of hundreds of thousands of people. He shed light on Türkiye's collaboration with Russia and Qatar to transport one million tons of grain to African countries facing food shortages. President Erdoğan also extended condolences to the people of Morocco following a devastating earthquake and reiterated Türkiye's readiness to provide assistance.
On the sidelines of the summit, President Erdoğan held bilateral meetings with various world leaders, including Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio, United Arab Emirates' Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, European Council President Charles Michel, and World Bank President Ajay Banga.
During the summit, President Erdoğan also engaged with leaders from MIKTA, the cross-regional consultative platform consisting of Mexico, Indonesia, South Korea, Australia, and Türkiye. He emphasized the critical significance of international organizations adopting inclusive, effective, accountable, democratic, and fair approaches. President Erdoğan expressed hope that “MIKTA countries would make positive contributions to combatting global food crises and collaborating to address various challenges."