An informal meeting of the BRICS nations was conducted on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Osaka on Friday with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chinese President Xi Jinping in attendance.
BRICS leaders, PM Modi, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chinese President Xi Jinping and South African President Cyril Ramaphosa attended the meeting to exchange ideas.
Addressing the BRICS nations, PM Modi highlighted three major challenges faced by the world.Speaking at the informal BRICS meeting, PM Modi said, “Terrorism is the biggest threat to humanity. Not only it takes lives of the innocents, it negatively affects economical development and communal harmony. We have to stop all mediums of support to terrorism and racism.”
He also highlighted the need to brings reforms into the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in order to ensure equal growth for all.
PM Modi also observed that global economy is being ruled by one-sided decisions.
Earlier, PM Modi also held trilateral meetings with Japanese PM Shinzo Abe and US President Donald Trump and other bilateral and plurilateral meetings with leaders of nations.
During the Japan-America-India trilateral meeting, Modi highlighted “the importance India attaches to” the grouping.
PM Modi also met Donald Trump in a separate meeting on the sidelines of the G20 Summit. This is the second day of the global summit.
Prime Minister Modi will also meet Xi Jinping, Russian President Putin and other leaders in separate meetings during the June 28-29 summit.