Clinton to attend G-20 foreign ministers’ meet in Mexico

February 16th, 2012 - 7:44 am ICT by IANS  

Washington, Feb 16 (IANS) US State Secretary Hillary Clinton will join the first G-20 ministers of foreign affairs informal meeting in Mexico which commences later this week, the State Department has announced.

According the US State Department, Clinton’s visit is “an opportunity to reinforce close relations among nations and to identify common objectives and strategies to address global challenges and ensure global prosperity”, Xinhua reported quoting an official statement.

The meeting is scheduled to take place in the Mexican city of Los Cabos from Saturday to Monday.

Clinton and her counterparts will discuss global economic matters including principles for the international economic system, green growth and sustainable development, food security, and human development, the statement added.

She will also hold meetings with her counterparts to discuss bilateral issues.

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