G20 leadlers meet with Queen Elizabeth
G20 leaders meet the queen: G20 leaders gathered in London, Wednesday, April 1, 2009, are pictured with Britain's Queen Elizabeth II (center) at London's Buckingham Palace.
Back from left: Mr Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund; Ban Ki-moon, Secretary General of the United Nations; Pascal Lamy, Director General of the World Trade Organisation; Abhisit Vejjajiva, Chair of ASEAN and Prime Minister of Thailand; Silvio Berlusconi, Prime Minister of Italy; Taro Aso, Prime Minister of Japan; Mirek Topolanek, President of the European Council;Professor Mario Draghi, Chairman of the Financial Stability Forum; Robert Zoellick, President of the World Bank. Middle from left: Kevin Rudd, Prime Minister of Australia; Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada; Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany; Jose Luis Zapatero, Prime Minister of Spain; Jan Peter Balkenende, Prime Minister of the Netherlands; Kgalema Motlanthe, President of South Africa; Barack Obama, President of the United States of America; Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Prime Minister of Turkey; Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister of India; Jose Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission; Meles Zenawi Chair of NEPAD and Prime Minister of Ethiopia). Front from left: Lee Myung-bak, President of Korea; Nicolas Sarkozy, President of France; King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia; Hu Jintao, President of China; Gordon Brown, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom; Queen Elizabeth II; Luiz Innacio Lula da Silva, President of Brazil; Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, President of Indonesia; Felipe Calderon, President of Mexico; Cristina Kirchner, President of Argentina; Dmitry A Medvedev, President of Russia. AP/John Stillwell/pool