The BRICS group is still young as an organization, but has already proven its effectiveness. Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa are coordinating their policies on key international issues ever more closely, and are playing an active part in shaping a multipolar world order and developing modern models for the world’s financial and trading systems.
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Russia-China Ties and the New World
In June, 2019, the Chinese President Xi Jinping made his historic visit to meet President Vladimir Putin in St. Petersburg, Russia. While on a cruise along the Neva River, next to St. Petersburg, both leaders gave a new outlook to personal ties along with diplomatic ones
In the upcoming visit of Indian prime minister Modi to Brazil and the eleventh BRICS summit later this year, India would do well to keep in mind Brazilian strategic positioning and priorities for a fruitful discussion
In comments made in Beijing, which appear not to have been much, if at all, reported outside his home country, Brazilian Vice-President Hamilton Mourão called on the Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa (Brics) alignment to switch away from political issues and focus instead on economic development