Beijing: China on Monday said that it’s willing to work with India and other BRICS member states in order to strengthen its relations with other nations.
China also wants the BRICS summit to be hosted by India this year. If the COVID-19 situation improves in the next few months, China's President Xi Jinping is expected to visit India.
China gives utmost importance to the BRICS cooperation mechanism and always believed in strengthening the BRICS partnership and consolidating the positive momentum of BRICS solidarity and cooperation, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said.
“China supports India’s hosting of this year’s BRICS conference and is willing to work with India and other Brics countries to continue to strengthen communication and cooperation in various fields, consolidate the “three-wheel drive” cooperation framework of economics, politics and humanities,” said spokesperson Wang Wenbin responding to the queries related to the border situation.
Foreign minister S Jaishankar launched India’s BRICS 2021 website at the Brics secretariat in Sushma Swaraj Bhawan in New Delhi on February 19.