South Asia and Beyond

BRICS Summit: Common Ground, Conflict, & Change

New Delhi: On #TalkingPoint, Ambassador P.S. Raghavan, Former Head, National Security Advisory Board and India’s Former Envoy to Russia and Jayadeva Ranade, President, Centre for China Analysis & Strategy, Former Additional Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat and Author, ‘Xi Jinping’s China’ in conversation with StratNews Global Associate Editor Amitabh P. Revi.

The panel discusses Prime Minister Narendra Modi attending the 14th BRICS Summit that was hosted virtually by China days before travelling for the G-7 Summit in Germany, the PM saying “we have undertaken structural changes in BRICS in the last few years that increased the influence of this institution, President Xi Jinping criticising U.S.-led sanctions as “weaponising” the global economy, President Vladimir Putin talking about “the issue of creating an international reserve currency based on a basket of currencies of our countries being worked out”, the roles of South Africa and Brazil, India-China relations two years after the Galwan, Ladakh clashes, the Russia-China strategic partnership, India-Russia relations four months after the invasion of Ukraine, U.S.China confrontation and whether western attention on the Indo-Pacific is waning.

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