LaRouchePAC (December 17, 2014) – A grouping of more than 100 prominent politicians, businessmen, academics, scientists and artists from 20 countries have publicly endorsed a resolution calling on the U.S. and Europe to collaborate with the BRICS nations in the interest of peace and economic development (see below for signatures). The resolution, sponsored by the Schiller Institute, was issued in response to the offer of China’s President Xi Jinping for the United States to join China’s New Silk Road development program and abandon the policies of confrontation with particularly Russia and China. – emphasis added
With a population of 779,000, Dushanbe, Tajikistan, is currently hosting the 13th annual summit of heads of state of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO).
¨Current members of the organization are China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan while India, Iran, Pakistan and Mongolia are due to become a full member at the summit by upgrading their “observer member” status.¨ (1)
¨We might be seeing the birth of the BRICS Gold Central Bank…¨ – Jim Willie