TORONTO May 8 The leaders of Ethiopia,
Malawi, the Netherlands, Spain and Vietnam have been invited to
attend the G20 summit in Toronto next month, Canadian Prime
Minister Stephen Harper said on Saturday.
The five will join leaders of the permanent members of the
Group of 20 industrialized and developing countries at the June
Canada, as host of the summit, announced the special
invitees in a statement issued while Harper was traveling in
Europe to consult with leaders about the G20 agenda.
The G20 meeting will follow a June 25-26 summit of the
Group of Eight leading industrialized countries to be held in
Muskoka, Ontario, north of Toronto.
(Reporting by Frank McGurty, editing by Vicki Allen)