Roberto Azevedo is a former Brazilian diplomat. Photograph: AFP via Getty

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Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh, Chinese president Xi Jinping, South African president Jacob Zuma, Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff and Russian president Vladimir Putin pose during the fifth Brics Summit in Durban. Photograph Rogan Ward/Reuters

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