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  • Tuesday, June 11th 2024 - 08:52 UTC

    Presidents Lula and Putin review ongoing world affairs over the telephone

    Putin expressed his solidarity with the victims of the floods in Rio Grande do Sul

    Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva Monday received a call from his Russian colleague Vladimir Putin to discuss ongoing world affairs including the war in Ukraine and BRICS' possible role in solving that conflict.

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  • Tuesday, August 16th 2022 - 08:27 UTC

    Lula wants BRICS to broker ceasefire in Ukraine

    Lula also insisted Bolsonaro was isolating Brazil from the world

    Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, who leads all polls to return to the Planalto Palace after the October elections, met with Russia's Ambassador to Brasilia Alexei Labetski and suggested the BRICS group the two countries share with India, China and South Africa should broker a cease-fire in Ukraine.

  • Friday, July 27th 2018 - 08:45 UTC

    BRICS implicit support for China in its trade dispute with United States

    Trump has already slapped levies on goods from China worth tens of billions of dollars, as well as tariffs on steel and aluminum from the EU, Canada and Mexico

    Five of the biggest emerging economies on Thursday stood by the multilateral system and vowed to strengthen economic cooperation in the face of US tariff threats and unilateralism. The heads of the so-called Brics – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – met for an annual summit dominated by the risk of a global US- led trade war, although leaders did not publicly mention President Donald Trump by name.

  • Monday, October 17th 2016 - 09:47 UTC

    BRICS summit, despite drawbacks ends optimistic and vows to deepen economic engagement

    India’s prime minister, Narendra Modi, called for doubling trade within the BRICS bloc in the next five years to US$500 billion, dismantling trade barriers and improving infrastructure.

    Amid fears of threats posed by protectionism, the BRICS countries have vowed to deepen economic engagement, tackle the global economic slowdown, and combat cross border terrorism. The leaders of the five emerging economies of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa wrapped up a summit Sunday in Goa, in western India.