Russia, India & China pledge to work together to steer global economic governance


Buenos Aires, The RIC - Russia, India and China - Summit held at the margins of G20 meet here on Friday pledged that the three countries should work together to steer global economic governance. Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping of China met here under the aegis of 'Russia-India-China' Trilateral forum for the first time in 12 years. Last time the group had met was in 2006. "This meeting today comes 12 years," Mr Modi said in the opening remarks and thanked the Russian leader Putin for taking the initiative to revive it after so many years. "It was a very warm meeting, very positive meeting," Foreign Secretary VIjay Gokhale later said briefing journalists about the deliberations between three leaders. "All the three leaders felt that it was important for them to cooperate in various areas in order to contribute global peace and prosperity. So the general sentiment in the room and views expressed by them were very similar," he said.