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India to Resist Anti-US Messaging at BRICS Summit With Xi, Putin

  • Modi set to resist Chinese efforts to expand BRICS: officials
  • India wants to study criteria for expansion to be decided upon
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WATCH: Indian officials are expected to push back against an anticipated effort by China’s Xi to use the BRICS summit as a platform to highlight his efforts to build an alternative to the US-led global order, according to people with knowledge of the matter. Sudhi Ranjan Sen reports.Source: Bloomberg
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India is expected to push back against an anticipated effort by Chinese President Xi Jinping to use this year’s BRICS summit as a platform to highlight his efforts to build an alternative to the US-led global order, according to Indian officials with knowledge of the matter. 

The virtual event, which Beijing is hosting this week, is set to bring together Xi, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa and Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro.