Brics Summit: Xi argues for multilateral politics and jaw-jaw not war-war
CHINA’S President Xi Jinping opened the Brics summit in Xiamen yesterday with a call to strengthen the United Nations and solve problems via dialogue rather than war.
Mr Xi said the Brics countries — Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa — had a role to play in “reinforcing multilateralism and working for greater democracy in international relations while opposing hegemonism and power politics.”
This would replace “the law of the jungle where the strong prey on the weak,” he told his audience, pointing to the New Development Bank, a Brics-led alternative to the US and... read more
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