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Second day of the G20 Summit

September 5, 2016, Hangzhou

Vladimir Putin took part in the G20 Summit sessions.

The second session at the G20 Summit, Global Economic and Financial Governance, focussed on ways to strengthen the global financial architecture, modernise tax systems and bank regulation mechanisms, and fight corruption.

The third session addressed issues of sustainable international trade and investment. The participants discussed measures to promote the growth of international trade, simplify regulations, reduce the customs burden, facilitate international trade and economic integration and strengthen cooperation in investment policies.

The participants at the fourth session, Inclusive and Interconnected Development, discussed the implementation of the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, ways to help the least developed countries accelerate their economic industrialisation programmes, create new jobs, reduce unemployment and achieve food security.

The fifth session focussed on other issues that affect the global economy, in particular, the threat of terrorism, primarily Islamic State, possible forms of cooperation in the fight against the proliferation of terrorism and extremism in the Middle East and North Africa and solutions to the forced migration of people from zones of hostilities. The participants also discussed global warming and certain healthcare issues.

The summit concluded with the adoption of the final G20 Summit communique and a number of other documents.

September 5, 2016, Hangzhou