Too early to speculate on whether President Xi would attend BRICS summit in India

New Delhi, Feb 24: Reports had indicated that China’s President Xi Jinping may visit India in the later half of the year to take part in the BRICS summit, which is being hosted by New Delhi.

Reports of the visit by President Xi were triggered by the positive comments made by the Chinese spokesperson about relations with India. The spokesperson also expressed Beijing’s support to host this year’s summit. However there was no response to a direct question on President Xi’s visit to Delhi.┬á

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China backs BRICS meet in India, President Xi likely to attend

New Delhi, Feb 23: China on Monday backed the BRICS summit to be hosted by India this year. Beijing added that it is willing to work with India and other member states to strengthen cooperation in various fields.

Chinese President, Xi Jinping is likely to attend the summit to be held in the second half of this year, if the COVID-19 situation improves. 

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Be combat ready President Xi tells PLA ahead of Chinese New Year

New Delhi, Feb 08: Chinese President, Xi Jinping has directed the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) to be combat ready during the upcoming Chinese New Year holidays.

President Xi also said that they should prepare for an information warfare as key to victory over the enemy forces. 

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What China is trying to do by sending representatives linked to UFWD

New Delhi, Sep 14: China has been upping the ante with aggressive posturing. Now comes the posting of hardcore ambassadors in a bid to influence South Asia. 

China has sent Nong Rong as ambassador to Pakistan. Rong is closely associated with the United Front Works Department (UFWD), where Chinese President, Xi Jingping served for many years. The mandate of the UFWD is influencing political, economic and intellectuals in other countries. They largely achieve their mandates by penetrating into the system of a country. 

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