New Delhi: The 13th BRICS Summit, comprising Brazil, India, Russia, China and South Africa, has been chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. It was attended by Chinese President Xi Jinping, Brazilian President Jerry Bolsano, Russian President Vladimir Putin and South African President Jerry Bolsano. In his address, Modi thanked the BRICS countries for their cooperation.
The conference agreed to work together to fight terrorism, combat cowardice, reform the United Nations, and establish peace in Afghanistan. The meeting approved an action plan to combat terrorism. Russian President Vladimir Putin has expressed concern over the Taliban regime in Afghanistan.
A New Delhi declaration issued after the summit called for an end to the ongoing violence in Afghanistan. It called for a peaceful solution to the problem and for the establishment of law and order in the country. The BRICS nations have agreed to work to prevent terrorist organizations from using Afghan soil.