Xiamen: The Xiamen Declaration adopted by consensus at the BRICS Summit here today expresses concern on the security situation in the region and violence caused by the Taliban, ISIL/DAISH, Al-Qaida and its affiliates including Eastern Turkistan Islamic Movement, Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, the Haqqani network, Lashkar-e-Taiba, Jaish-e-Mohammad, TTP and Hizb ut-Tahrir.
The Leaders of the Republic of Brazil, the Russian Federation, the Republic of India, the People’s Republic of China and the Republic of South Africa, met in Xiamen, China, today at the Ninth BRICS Summit. Under the theme “BRICS: Stronger Partnership for a Brighter Future”.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who reached Xiamen for BRICS Summit was earlier welcomed by the Indian community.
The Xiamen Declaration asserts the commitment of the BRICS countries to take an active part in the efforts to implement and improve international standards on combating money laundering and the financing of terrorism and proliferation in FATF. The word terrorism figures seventeen times in the Declaration underlining the grave concern on this issue.
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