ECONOMY

Russia says has not offered Greece BRICS bank membership, says FinMin

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Russia has not offered Greece to become a member of the New Development Bank that is being created by the BRICS group that consists of five major emerging nations, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Thursday.

"We have not offered (membership to Greece)," Siluanov told journalists.

Earlier, Russian media reported the Finance Ministry offered Athens to be a part of the bank that is being formed by Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.

[Reuters]