Leaders of the BRICS nations – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – are meeting in the southeastern Chinese city of Xiamen. BRICS countries meet to map path to increase their roles
A summit of five major developing countries will open on Monday after host Chinese President Xi Jinping called on them to stand up together against a growing tide of protectionism across the world.
Xi gave a speech to BRICS business leaders on Sunday calling for those nations to work with others around the world to deal with problems arising from globalization.
Xi also met with Russian President Vladimir Putinand discussed North Korea’s latest nuclear test. The official Xinhua News Agency said they agreed to “appropriately deal with” it, without elaborating.