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    The Mexican Foreign Ministry announces that the country's president is going to participate in the BRICS summit in China.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto will visit China and take part in the BRICS summit scheduled for early September, the Mexican Foreign Ministry said on Monday in a statement.

    "At the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping, Enrique Pena Nieto will take part in the emerging economies’ dialogue and the business forum that will take place on September 4-5 in the Chinese city of Xiamen as part of the ninth BRICS summit," the statement said.

    The Mexican president will also hold a bilateral meeting with his Chinese counterpart.

    The BRICS acronym stands for the names of five large developing economies — Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.

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