Covid deals blow to Saudi Arabia's G20 summit ambitions

When Saudi Arabia, the world's top oil exporter and a leading US ally, took over the G20 presidency in December 2019, hopes in the kingdom were high. But instead of hoped-for photo ops in opulent palaces, this year's summit is mostly virtual due to Covid-19, dealing a blow to the prince's ambitions in a year of global economic downturn.FRANCE 24's International Affairs Commentator Douglas Herbert tells us more.