CHINA Xi to attend BRICS summit, APEC economic leaders' meeting and G20 summit via video link

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Xi to attend BRICS summit, APEC economic leaders' meeting and G20 summit via video link

Xinhua

10:17, November 12, 2020

BEIJING, Nov. 12 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend the 12th BRICS summit, the 27th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders' Meeting and the 15th Group of 20 (G20) summit in the following two weeks in Beijing, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying made the announcement here on Thursday.

Chinese President Xi Jinping attends the G20 Extraordinary Virtual Leaders' Summit on COVID-19 via video link in Beijing, capital of China, March 26, 2020. /Xinhua

According to Hua, Xi will attend the BRICS summit on Nov. 17 at the invitation of Russian President Vladimir Putin. He will attend the APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting on Nov. 20 at the invitation of Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin. He will attend the G20 summit, to be held from Nov. 21 to 22, at the invitation of Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.

All the above meetings will be held via video link, Hua said.

BRICS is the acronym for an emerging-market bloc that groups Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.

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