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The summit saw the heads of the world’s 20 major economies, including US president Barack Obama, German chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian president Vladimir Putin descend on Antalya in Turkey. Talks were dominated by the fallout of Islamic State’s attacks on Paris on Friday and in addition to the usual final communiqué, the summit’s close saw the release of an additional joint-statement on the fight against terrorism.

In this, leaders condemned the Paris attacks as “heinous” and said they are concerned by the threat the “acute and growing flow of foreign terrorist fighters” poses to all states.

They vowed to increase international...

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