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Xi to visit Greece, attend BRICS summit in Brazil

BEIJING, Nov. 7 (Xinhua) -- At the invitation of Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos and Brazilian President Jair Messias Bolsonaro, Chinese President Xi Jinping will pay a state visit to Greece and attend the 11th BRICS summit in Brasilia, the capital city of Brazil, from Nov. 10 to 15 , Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying announced here Thursday.

BRICS is the acronym for an emerging-market bloc that groups Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.