BRICS leaders focus on enhancing mutual co-operation

Aaron Brown
September 5, 2017

He also told fellow BRICS leaders - Brazilian President Michel Temer, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and South African President Jacob Zuma - that they should fight against protectionism and play a more prominent role in global affiars.

In a meeting that lasted over an hour, Mr Xi called for putting its bilateral relationship with India on the "right track", reported Xinhua, China's official news agency.

Saran said Modi and Putin discussed oil and gas cooperation and how to promote trade and investment between their two nations.

Russian Federation demanded Sunday that the USA rethink its shuttering of Moscow's diplomatic premises, insisting that Washington bore sole responsibility for worsening ties after the "hostile act". The border row seriously affected Sino-Indian relations until the two countries settled the issue by recalling their troops from Doklam last month.

Xiamen (China): During the ongoing BRICS summit Chinese president Xi Jinping has assured everyone, "This is high time, he will put pressure on China government to direct Pakistan government to take some definitive action against Masood Azhar".

The plateau is claimed by both China and the tiny kingdom of Bhutan, whose external security is handled by India.

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Xi offered 500 million yuan (US$76.6 million) for a BRICS economic and technology cooperation plan, and another US$4 million for projects at the group's New Development Bank during the three-day leaders summit in the southeastern Chinese city of Xiamen.

Meanwhile, China's Foreign Ministry said both countries must shelve their differences and seek common ground and together ensure peace on the border.

To mark the opening of the 9th BRICS Summit in China, community-driven hospitality company Airbnb has released a report highlighting how the company is facilitating intra-BRICS travel and benefitting the BRICS communities.

The leaders from BRICS countries - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - said the tension in the Korean Peninsula should only be settled through peaceful means and direct dialogue of all the parties concerned. "Should China actually walk the talk, it will signal a change of China's stance towards Pakistan and terrorism".

Mr Xi said: "We need to speak with one voice and jointly present our solutions to issues concerning global peace and development".

Jaish-e Mohammad, another anti-Indian group based in Pakistan, was blamed for a 2001 attack on parliament.

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