BRICS leaders discuss group summit on Twitter

Source: Xinhua| 2017-09-06 14:47:22|Editor: Yang Yi
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BEIJING, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) -- The ninth BRICS annual summit has attracted worldwide attention and was commented on social media platforms by many state leaders who had just participated in the gathering.

The summit of the leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, or BRICS, closed on Tuesday with a blueprint mapped out to chart the course of the emerging market group to achieve common development.

"Met President Xi Jinping. We held fruitful talks on bilateral relations between India and China," Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrote on Twitter.

On Tuesday, Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Modi in the southeastern city of Xiamen after the ninth BRICS summit.

During the meeting, Xi said healthy and stable relations between China and India are in line with the fundamental interests of their people, adding China is willing to work with India on the basis of the Five Principles of Peaceful Coexistence to improve political mutual trust, promote mutually beneficial cooperation, and push Sino-Indian ties along the right track.

"The various deliberations during the BRICS Summit were extremely productive. Looking forward to building on these in the times to come," Modi said via Twitter.

The Indian prime minister on Tuesday congratulated Xi on a "very successful" BRICS summit.

"I thank the Chinese government & people for their warm hospitality during the BRICS Summit. Leaving for Myanmar for a bilateral visit," the prime minister said on Twitter.

Guinean President Alpha Conde, who came to Xiamen to attend the Dialogue of Emerging Market and Developing Countries, said on Twitter that "With China, we are engaging in a win-win partnership to achieve our development goals."

During a meeting with Xi on Tuesday, Conde said Guinea is willing to enhance cooperation with China in fishery, mining and West African development.

"African countries speak highly of China's proposition of respecting their efforts in solving African problems on their own," Conde said,pledging closer dialogue and deeper cooperation in international affairs between the African Union and China.

Brazilian President Michel Temer showed special interests in the BRICS New Development Bank.

According to his Twitter account, the president, at the expanded meeting of BRICS 2017, called on the New Development Bank to bring together the productive and corporate sectors.