The BRICS leaders called on WTO members to resist protectionism

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The heads of state of BRICS on the sidelines of the G20 urged the WTO members to resist protectionism, said in a statement to the media.

The leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa on the sidelines of the summit of «Big twenty» held a traditional annual informal meeting, where we exchanged views on world politics and security, global economy and Finance, as well as the challenges of sustainable development.

«Unilateral and protectionist measures are contrary to the spirit and rules of the WTO. We urge all members to oppose this is not the appropriate organization to measures to implement commitments in the WTO, and repeal such measures are discriminatory and restrictive in nature,» — said in a statement following the meeting.The BRICS leaders called on WTO members to resist protectionism© RIA Novosti, Infographics»Big twenty» in the numbers

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