Saudi king to skip G20 summit due to Gulf crisis
Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud will not to attend the G20 summit due to the Gulf crisis, DPA agency reported with reference to Saudi diplomatic sources.
Saudi Minister of Finance Mohammed al-Jadaan will attend the summit instead of the king, Morningstar reported.
The summit is scheduled to take place in the German city of Hamburg on July 7 and 8.
Last month, Saudi Arabia led its neighbors - Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt - in cutting ties with Qatar, accusing it of supporting terrorism, a charge that Doha denies.