Tribune News Service
New Delhi, September 4
Indian Foreign Minister S Jaishankar and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi attended a webinar of the BRICS Foreign Ministers on Friday however didn’t go for direct talks on the web.
Much like Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, who had an in-person assembly along with his Chinese counterpart in Moscow, Jaishankar will meet Wang subsequent week when he travels to Russia to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) meet, the place Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi can even be a participant.
At the digital BRICS assembly, Jaishankar stated the Foreign Ministers positively assessed the progress made since Russia took over the chair in counter-terrorism, financial cooperation, ICTs and people-to-people contacts. They additionally exchanged views on the worldwide scenario and regional hotspots together with Afghanistan and West Asia.
Jaishankar additionally urged full assist of BRICS in reforming UNSC as an “exercise in our collective faith in meaningful multilateralism”.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov stated the BRICS and all its member nations had been at all times open to cooperate with companions who’re able to work constructively in an effort to turn out to be a “centre of attraction” for different actors within the worldwide area.
Chaired by Russia, the annual assembly of international ministers from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) additionally targeted on the event of a unified response to the extreme international results of the COVID-19 pandemic.