Historically ASEAN chairman is usually invited to the G20 Summit. Both Palace and German government officials earlier confirmed that ASEAN chairman and Philippine President Duterte was not invited to the summit.
Malacañang said President Rodrigo Duterte was not present in the G20 Summit held in Hamburg, Germany last week because the Philippine government did not lobby for an invitation. Abella also added that President Duterte would rather be in the Philippines to run the government than go abroad and seek “approval” from other countries.
Here are the list of the latest G20 Summit with invited ASEAN Chairman.
2015 G20 Antalya summit – Malaysia, Najib Razak, Prime Minister, 2015 Chair of ASEAN
2014 G20 Brisbane summit – Myanmar, Thein Sein, President, 2014 Chair of ASEAN
2013 G20 Saint Petersburg summit – Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah, Sultan, 2013 Chair of ASEAN
2012 G20 Los Cabos summit – Cambodia, Hun Sen, Prime Minister, 2012 Chair of ASEAN
2011 G20 Cannes summit – Indonesia, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, President, 2911 Chair of ASEAN
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