Russia asks Greece to join BRICS bank

Russian Deputy Finance Minister Sergei Storchak spoke with Greek PM Alexis Tsipras today, proposed that Greece become 6th member of New Development Bank set up by Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa, a Greek govt official says in e-mail to … Read the rest

BRICS reach consensus on creating joint development bank

The five BRICS countries have reached a broad consensus on their $100 billion development bank though some differences remain, the Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Li Baodong said on Monday ahead of a summit in Brazil next week to be attended … Read the rest

Zuma attends G20 in St Petersburg

G20russiaPresident Jacob Zuma has arrived in St Petersburg, Russian Federation for the G20 Leaders’ Summit.

A meeting of BRICS Leaders was scheduled, giving leaders an opportunity to reflect on the progress made with regards to the implementation of the eThekwini … Read the rest