BRICS acknowledges PM Modi’s call against terror: China signs on counter-terror strategy

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.

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BRICS: PM Modi, Xi to come face to face for second time this month

PM Modi meeting the President of the People’s
Republic of China, Mr. Xi Jinping,
on the sidelines of BRICS Summit,
in Brazil on November 13, 2019. (PIB)

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.

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Amidst border stand-off, PM Modi, Xi to meet four times this month

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.

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With talks not yielding desired results, PM Modi, Xi to meet thrice this month

New Delhi, Nov 02: Amidst the tensions with China, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese president, Xi Jinping are likely to meet thrice 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. 

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At BRICS NSAs meet, anti-terror planned topped focus

New Delhi, Sep 18: The National Security Advisors of Brazil-India-China-South Africa (BRICS) grouping discussed a draft anti terrorism strategy. This is expected to be approved in the upcoming summit.

While there was speculation rife that there would be a bilateral discussion between NSA Ajit Doval and his Chinese counterpart, no such meeting took place.

The NSAs of the five nations discussed challenges and threats to global and national security. 

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India-China stand off unlikely to overshadow BRICS, SCO summits

bricsNew 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.

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Foreign Minister S Jaishankar to attend BRICS meet

jaishankarNew 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.

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Defining terror: UN could not do it, will BRICS succeed?

bricsIndia 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.

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Post BRICS, Pakistan will have to crack down on terror to make new friends, retain old ones

BRICSIs 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.

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In testing the dirty bomb, North Korea’s target is China and not US

nuclearIt 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.

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