18th RIC Foreign Minister meeting


The foreign ministers of Russia, India and China held a virtual meeting on 26 November 2021.

Foreign minister of India   S.Jaishankar

Foreign Minister of China : Wang Yi 

Foreign Minister of Russia : Sergei Lavrov

India was the chairman of the RIC. After this meeting the Chairmanship of the RIC has been passed to China till 2022.


  • Russia India China  group  concept was given by the former Russian Prime Minister Yevgeny Primakov in the 1990s as a counterbalance to the western dominance led by the US. 
  • Together, the RIC countries occupy over 19 percent of the global landmass and contribute to over 33 percent of global GDP. 
  • All three are nuclear power countries.

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