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Russia gives way to China in BRICS and SCO

Lowy Institute for International Policy

This month saw a super summit of two organisations that are significant for both Russia and China. The 7th BRICS summit and 15th Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit, both held in Ufa, Russia, included the typical member-state declarations confirming cooperation on major issues such as counter-terrorism, ensuring stability and enhancing global economic development.
7th BRICS Summit Leaders Meeting, Ufa, Russia, 9 July 2015.
There were also strong indications, however, that these multilateral organisations are fast becoming platforms for China to promote its own projects, namely the Silk Road Economic Belt. Announced by President Xi Jinping at Nazarbaev University in 2013, the Silk …read more

Source: Lowy Institute for International Policy

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