Chinese President Xi Jinpingon Monday chaired the ninth BRICS summit, calling on the group of five emerging economies to intensify cooperation and contribute more to a world troubled by protectionism and imbalanced development.
Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives at Xiamen International Conference Center for the 2017 BRICS Summit in Xiamen, southeast China's Fujian Province, Sept. 4, 2017.
During his stay in China, he will attend the Dialogue of Emerging Markets and Developing Countries held in Xiamen, a coastal city in southeast China's Fujian Province
Photo taken on Aug. 18, 2017 shows the skyline of Xiamen, a scenic city in the southeast China's Fujian Province. The ninth BRICS summit will be held in Xiamen from Sept.
The night view of Yundang Lake is seen in Xiamen, host city for the 2017 BRICS Summit, in southeast China's Fujian Province, Sept. 3, 2017.
Chinese President Xi Jinping and other leaders of BRICS countries pose for a group photo before the 2017 BRICS Summit in Xiamen, southeast China's Fujian Province, Sept. 4, 2017.
The stamp bears logo of the summit as well as the letters "BRICS" and "2017 China". It also shows the scenic Gulangyu island, which was included into the UNESCO list last month, as well as other iconic sites of Xiamen like Xiamen University.
Volunteers learn etiquette knowledge at Xiamen University in southeast China's Fujian Province, Aug. 6, 2017. Preparations are in full swing one month ahead of the Ninth BRICS Summit, expected to attract thousands of representatives from China and abroad. A total of 2,000 volunteers are undergoing two months of training.
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