Bush Hosts Summit On Financial Markets And The World Economy In DC

G20 leaders (L-R-back row) Financial Stability Forum Chairman Mario Draghi, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Spain President Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, Turkey Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso, World Bank President Robert Zoellick, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn, (L-R-front row) Netherland Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkenende, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, Mexican President Felipe Calderon Hinojosa, Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, U.S. President George W. Bush, Chinese President Hu Jintao, King of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Abdullah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, French President Nicolas Sarkozy, South Korean President Lee Myung-bak and South African President Kgalema Motlanthe pose for group photo at the Summit on Financial Markets and the World Economy at the National Building Museum on November 15, 2008 in Washington, DC. Twenty world leaders are gathered at the summit to address problems currently impacting the global economies. The day of negotiations is the largest meeting of world leaders in Washington in nearly a decade.
(Nov. 15, 2008 - Source: Handout/Getty Images North America)