World Bulletin / News Desk
The member countries -- Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa -- released a joint declaration following the BRICS summit’s plenary session in the southeastern Chinese port city of Xiamen emphasizing “fairness and justice to safeguard international and regional peace and stability”.
The declaration vowed to “promote exchanges of good practices and experiences on development, and facilitate market inter-linkages as well as infrastructure and financial integration to achieve interconnected development.”
“We will enhance communication and coordination in improving global economic governance to foster a more just and equitable international economic order,” it said.
Stressing corruption’s negative impact on sustainable development, it said the illegal flow of the proceeds of corruption “impairs impaired economic development and financial stability.”
“We support the strengthening of international cooperation against corruption,” it added.