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V K Singh to attend BRICS foreign ministers meet next week

Press Trust of India  |  Beijing 

Minister of State for External Affairs will attend a meeting of foreign ministers of BRICS countries here next week.

Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said today that Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will chair the meeting that will take place here from June 18 to 19.

Lu was quoted by the state-run Xinhua agency as saying that the meeting will also be attended by Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, South African Foreign Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Brazilian Foreign Minister Aloysio Nunes and Singh.

The Brazil, Russia, and (BRICS) Summit will be held in September in Xiamen.

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First Published: Tue, June 13 2017. 19:07 IST