'The world is changing,' says Ramaphosa as India, China come out in support of expanding BRICS

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China's President Xi Jinping expressed unwavering support for the expansion, reiterating the need for more countries in the BRICS family.

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Presidents Lula da Silva, Xi Jinping, Cyril Ramaphosa, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at the BRICS summit where a consensus was reached on the expansion of the bloc.When India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in South Africa on Tuesday, he was adamant the BRICS group of nations would not be expanded.

Less than 24 hours later, on day two of the 15th BRICS summit, he flipped the switch and supported growing calls for expanding the formation, paving the way for a new union of nations to challenge major hegemonies. "India supports the expansion of BRICS membership, and we welcome moving forward on this, using consensus. BRICS will be breaking barriers and revitalising economies," he said.Get 14 days free to read all our investigative and in-depth journalism. Thereafter you will be billed R75 per month. You can cancel anytime and if you cancel within 14 days you won't be billed.

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