New Delhi, Nov 18: China has signed the BRICS counter-terrorism strategy that called on all countries to take steps to prevent the use of their soil for terrorist activities against other countries or their own citizens.
Russia was the key drafting authority as host and chair of the BRICS this year. China also signed on the declaration that spoke of respect for territorial integrity of Syria, Libya, Iraq in the context of the United Nations.
New Delhi, Nov 17: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take part in the 12th BRICS summit to be hosted by Russia today.
The Ministry of External Affairs said at the invitation of President Vladimir Putin, PM Narendra Modi will be attending the 12th BRICS summit hosted by Russia. The theme would be Global Stability, Shared Security and Innovative growth. The summit will be held in a virtual format on November 17.
New Delhi, Nov 08: Amidst the tensions with China, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese president, Xi Jinping are likely to four times this month.
The two leaders will meet at summits of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation on November 10, the BRICS summit on November 17 and G20 summit on November 21. While the BRICS and SCO grouping will be hosted by Russia, the G-20 will be organised by Saudi Arabia. The two leaders would also meet at the 15th East Asia Summit, which will be held virtually from November 12 to 15.
New Delhi, Aug 10: India has said that it expects an early end to the stand off with China.
The same was conveyed to Russia and India said that the end of the stand-off will ensure a greater success of the forthcoming BRICS and SCO summits, which would be hosted by President, Vladimir Putin in which Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese premier, Xi Jinping will be present.
New Delhi, Apr 28: India will take part in the crucial meeting of the Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa (BRICS) foreign ministers today.
The discussions would be around the outbreak of the coronavirus. The meeting will be held via video-conferencing and will be convened by Russia. Foreign minister, S Jaishankar will attend the meeting. China’s foreign minister, Wang Yi too will be part of the meeting.
India would push the BRICS nations to define terrorism during its annual summit. India is making this move to reflect its concerns over cross-border terrorism and the issue would be taken up at the summit to be held at Johannesburg in July.
Is the China-Pakistan bonhomie wearing off? The BRICS declaration condemned the role various terror groups, but the one that was the highlight was the Jaish-e-Mohammad. It may be recalled that China had refused to support the ban on the Jaish chief Maulana Masood Azhar.
It is a well known fact that North Korea has increasingly used the nuclear brinkmanship in a bid to be taken seriously. On Sunday, North Korea announced that it had tested the hydrogen bomb and the announcement came at a time when China was hosting the BRICS summit.