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BRICS: Terrorism, economic cooperation to dominate agenda

Updated: Oct 15, 2016 09:08 IST      
BRICS: Terrorism, economic cooperation to dominate agenda

Panaji [India], Oct. 15 (ANI): Prime Minister Modi will chair the BIMSTEC meeting, followed by a meeting of BRICS and BIMSTEC leaders.

BRICS brings together the five major economies of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.

The BRICS Summit comes at a time when relationship between India and Pakistan has gone sour following the terror attack at Uri and surgical strikes by Indian Army across LoC.

Terrorism will be on the agenda and India is likely to pitch for united fight against the international threat.

Besides, strengthening economic cooperation, increasing people to people contact and bolstering intra BRICS trade will also figure during the Summit.(ANI)

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