In Pictures: PM Modi @ BRICS

China's President Xi Jinping opened the annual summit of BRICS leaders that already has been upstaged by North Korea's latest nuclear weapons provocation.

BRICS Summit

Prime Minister Modi attends the plenary session during the BRICS Summit. (AFP)

PM Modi with President Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrive at the plenary session during the BRICS Summit at the Xiamen International Conference and Exhibition Center in Xiamen, southeastern China's Fujian Province. (AFP)

PM Modi with President Xi

Prime Minister Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) at the plenary session during the BRICS Summit at the Xiamen International Conference and Exhibition Center in Xiamen. (AFP)

Leaders at BRICS

Brazil's President Michel Temer, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chinese President Xi Jinping, South Africa's President Jacob Zuma and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi pose for a group photo during the BRICS Summit. (AFP)

Photo Op at BRICS

Chinese President Xi Jinping gestures to Brazil's President Michel Temer as Russian President Vladimir Putin, South Africa's President Jacob Zuma and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi pose for a group photo during the BRICS Summit. (AFP)

BRICS Summit

(L-R) Brazil's President Michel Temer, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chinese President Xi Jinping, South Africa's President Jacob Zuma and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi pose for a group photo during the BRICS Summit at the Xiamen International Conference and Exhibition Center in Xiamen, southeastern China's Fujian Province on September 4, 2017. (AFP)

Modi, Xi meet at BRICS

Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Narendra Modi attend the group photo session during the BRICS Summit at the Xiamen International Conference and Exhibition Center in Xiamen. (AFP)

India-China friendship at BRICS

Chinese President Xi Jinping shakes hands with Prime Minister Modi as he arrives for a group photo during the BRICS Summit. (AFP)

Opposites attract at BRICS

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