PM Modi address 12th Brics summit 2020: Live updates

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday addressed a virtual summit of the Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa (Brics) grouping focussing on economic recovery amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

At the invitation of Russian President Vladimir Putin, Modi is participating in the virtual Brics summit with the theme “Global stability, shared security and innovative growth”. The summit’s agenda includes intra-Brics cooperation, key global issues such as reforming the multilateral system, measures to mitigate the impact of the pandemic, counter-terrorism cooperation, trade, health and energy, external affairs ministry spokesperson Anurag Srivastava tweeted.

This will be the second time Modi and Xi will be on the same virtual platform since the India-China border standoff emerged in the open in May.

Here are the latest updates:

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