G20 Sherpa Lists Hard Work Behind Delhi Consensus

G20 Sherpa receives full praise for his and his team’s work

New Delhi:

After 200 hours of non-stop negotiations, 300 bilateral meetings and 15 drafts, a consensus on the Ukraine conflict was reached, paving the way for the G20 to adopt the New Delhi Declaration.

G20 Sherpa Amitabh Kant also shared this and praised the tireless efforts of the two team members during the summit.

“The most complex part of the entire #G20 was bringing about an agreement on geopolitical paras (Russia and Ukraine). This involved 200 hours of non-stop negotiations, 300 bilateral meetings, 15 “I was helped a lot in this regard by two excellent police officers, @NagNaidu08 and @eeamg,” he posted on X (formerly Twitter).

The adoption of the New Delhi Declaration by the G20 is seen as a major victory for India, against a backdrop of difficulties in reaching consensus due to the conflict in Ukraine and disagreements over tackling climate change.

Following the adoption of the New Delhi Declaration, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said yesterday: “We have received good news. Thanks to the diligent efforts of our teams, a consensus on the New Delhi G20 Summit Declaration has been forged. My proposal is to adopt this.” “

In a press conference yesterday, Kant said, “At the time of assuming office, Prime Minister Modi said that the Indian presidency should be inclusive, decisive and action-oriented. The New Delhi Declaration has a total of 83 parameters. There are 100 paras in all 83 paras.” “We have a consensus percentage in every country. He has eight paragraphs on geopolitical issues entitled ‘Earth, People, Peace and Prosperity.’ We have 100 percent consensus.”

“All countries unanimously supported the New Delhi Leader’s Declaration. This is one declaration with no footnotes and no Chairman’s Summary. This is a complete statement with 100 per cent unanimity,” he added. .

The G20 Sherpa has received full praise for his and his team’s work in helping build consensus on controversial issues such as Ukraine.

Among those who praised him was senior Congress leader and MP Shashi Tharoor. Tharoor, who previously served as UN Under-Secretary-General, thanked Kant and said this was a proud moment for India.

“Well done @amitabhk87! It’s strange that IFS lost an ace diplomat when you chose IAS! “We negotiated with Russia and China and finally got the final draft last night,” India’s G20 Sherpa talks about the “Delhi Declaration” agreement. For India at G20! ” Tharoor tweeted.

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