Medvedev Will Visit G20 Summit

President Dmitry Medvedev will take part in a Nov. 15 summit in the United States on the global financial crisis, spokeswoman Natalya Timakova said Friday.

Medvedev received an invitation from U.S. President George W. Bush to attend the meeting of leaders from the so-called Group of 20 industrialized and developing nations, Timakova said in comments on the web site of Vesti-24.

"We must actively participate in working out new rules of the game in the world economy," Medvedev said Thursday in a video message posted on the Kremlin web site. "Russia intends to advance its ideas actively," he said.

G20 members are Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Britain, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, the United States and the European Union.