The meeting between President Erdogan and Dutch PM Mark Rutte lasted almost one hour.

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (L) and Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) shake hands during their meeting within the G20 Leaders’ Summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina on November 30, 2018.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (L) and Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) shake hands during their meeting within the G20 Leaders’ Summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina on November 30, 2018. (AA)

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met with Dutch prime minister and Chinese president on the sidelines of G20 Leaders’ Summit in Argentine capital Buenos Aires on Friday.

The meeting between Erdogan and Dutch PM Mark Rutte was closed to the media and lasted almost an hour.

In addition to the meeting with Rutte, Erdogan held talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping for 30 minutes.

During the meetings, Erdogan was accompanied by Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, Treasury and Finance Minister Berat Albayrak, Presidency’s Communications Director Fahrettin Altun, Presidential Spokesman Ibrahim Kalin, and Trade Minister Ruhsar Pekcan.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan meets with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in Buenos Aires.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan meets with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in Buenos Aires. (AA)

The two-day G20 summit in Argentina began on Friday.

Argentinian President Mauricio Macri, who is also the term president for the summit, welcomed the guests including 19 world leaders and EU representatives.

Some 15,000 people are expected to attend the meeting which is being followed by at least 3,000 journalists.

The summit's first session will be about human values, global economy, future of business life and women empowerment.

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan holding talks with a Dutch delegation headed by Danish Prime Minister Mark Rutte.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan holding talks with a Dutch delegation headed by Danish Prime Minister Mark Rutte. (AA)

The second session will cover sustainable development and climate, while the third will discuss infrastructure, energy and future of sustainable food.

A joint declaration is expected to be published at the end of the summit on Saturday.

Source: AA