China eyes closer BRICS cooperation

President Xi congratulates BRICS Games

India, China hold talks for strengthening strategic partnership, mutual dialogue

During the foreign ministers' meet, China is expected to outline the agenda for this year's BRICS summit which included efforts to seek common ground against terrorism.

Senior finance officials from BRICS countries agreed at a meeting in Shanghai to strengthen cooperation in nine fiscal and financial areas.

Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with American President Donald Trump; India joined China, Russia, South Africa, and Brazil to subtly nudge the United States to reverse its decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord.

Coordination will be advanced in currency swaps, local currency settlement, direct investment in local currency and tax cooperation. India last month skipped China's high profile Belt and Road Forum (BRF) under which CPEC comes.

Backing Singh, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said China was opposed to terrorism in all forms and it is also a victim of terrorism.

On Sunday, both countries looked to bring recently strained relations back on track as Gen Singh held talks with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi.

"Our Prime Minister had repeatedly underscored the importance of BRICS in the worldwide arena and stressed the importance of intra-BRICS cooperation", Singh said.calling for closer cooperation among the BRICS countries, a message he repeated in his meetings with the various foreign ministers. "On this point with all colleagues present today including Indian colleagues, China shares the same position", he said.

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India's assertion came as the foreign ministers of the five-nation bloc met here and forged consensus on evolving a common strategy to combat the growing menace of terrorism.

"China and Russian Federation reiterate the importance they attach to the status and role of Brazil, India and South Africa in global affairs and support their aspiration to play a greater role in the United Nations".

"I hope we can strengthen the cooperation among the five nations through the BRICS Games, at the same time make the athletes enhance understandings and deepen friendship", Kosilov said.

The 9th BRICS Summit will be held in September in the Chinese city of Xiamen, Fujian Province. "They have no place among the community of nations", she said. It also called for establishing a "genuinely broad worldwide counter-terrorism coalition", and underscored "the responsibility of all States to prevent financing of terrorist networks and terrorist actions from their territories".

"The Brics Joint Working Group on Counter-Terrorism concluded its meeting in May 2017", Singh said.

After the meeting and the press interaction, all five ministers called on President Xi Jinping.

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