US News: G20 summit: the climate on the program, but also and always the COVID-19

Lead 1-USA-Biden announces a "historic" agreement on its budget projects

 Lead 1-USA-Biden announces a USA-Biden / Infrastructure-Agreement (Lead 1, Photo): Lead 1-USA-Biden announces a "historic" agreement on its budget projects (Updated all along with details, photo production available) by Trevor Hunnicutt and Richard Cowan Washington, October 28 (Reuters) - US President Joe Biden announced Thursday to have an agreement on a new investment framework of 1.750 billions of dollars in the US economy and in the fight against climate change, saying confident in supporting all the components of the

Le Premier ministre italien Mario Draghi et le secrétaire général de l'ONU António Guterres, à Rome en amont du G20 ce vendredi 29 octobre 2021. © AFP - Alberto Pizzoli The Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi and the Secretary-General of the UN António Guterres, in Rome upstream of the G20 Friday, October 29, 2021.

The leaders of the G20 are found in Rome this weekend with a busy agenda: on the eve of COP26, we will talk a lot of climate. But it will also be a question of the fight against COVID-19.

with our special envoy in Rome, Dominique Baillard

The COVID-19, which forced the G20 to be satisfied with a virtual summit last year, remains in 2021 a major concern of the club of the richest countries of the planet.

because the pandemic is not over. Because of the renewed coronavirus in their respective countries, the Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping have given up moving. This is at least their official excuse.

After the submarine crisis, Macron receives biden in Rome in G20

 After the submarine crisis, Macron receives biden in Rome in G20 curtain lift © AFP - Brendan Smixowski US President Joe Biden (left) and the first American lady Jill Biden disembark Air Force One Upon arrival at Rome Fiumicino International Airport, early October 29, 2021, Rome, Italy. Emmanuel Macron and Joe Biden will meet at the end of the afternoon on October 29 in Rome before the opening of the G20 for which the two leaders go to the Italian capital.

To finish with this pandemic, the G20 should subscribe to WHO's objective: reach 70% vaccination in the world by mid-2022, while in the poorest countries, only 5% of the population has received a dose to date.

The other ambition also urgent is the fight against global warming. The Secretary-General of the United Nations António Guterres has just called the leaders of the rich countries present in Rome to put on the right path on the eve of COP26.

Bold ads, it would be the surprise divine of this summit. They could give an impetus to the climate conference that stands in the wake.

► Read also: in Rome, the image of the drop in Franco-American tensions after the

crisis

two investment plans, an election: decisive week for the presidency biden .
© brandan shamixowski The US President Joe Biden at the G20 summit in Rome, October 31, 2021 Joe Biden is at COP26 in Glasgow, but all Part of his presidency is played this week in the United States, between a crucial election in Virginia that prefigures next political battles and the possibility of a vote on his titanic investment plans.

See also