Beijing, Jun 24 (GCCurrentAffairs) Chinese President Xi Jinping will participate in the Russia-India-China (RIC) meeting on the sidelines of the upcoming G20 summit in Japan’s Osaka, Chinese Assistant Foreign Minister Zhang Jun said on Monday.
“On the sidelines of the G20 summit, President Xi Jinping will take part in the leaders’ meeting in the trilateral Russia-India-China format,” Zhang said at a press conference.
The Chinese president will also attend an informal meeting of BRICS, which includes Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, on the margins of the G20 summit, which will start in Japan’s Osaka later this week.
“President Xi Jinping will participate in an informal meeting of the leaders of the BRICS countries on the G20 sidelines. The holding of such meetings on the G20 sidelines has already become a good tradition of the leaders of the five BRICS countries. We all know that all BRICS countries are developing markets that play an important role in international relations,” Zhang added.
Xi will be visiting Japan from June 27-29