)Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will preside this Thursday (18) a virtual meeting with the other foreign ministers of the BRICS group (made up of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa).
The head of the Itamaraty, Carlos Alberto França, will participate in the meeting via teleconference, as will Foreign Ministers Sergey Lavrov (Russia), Naledi Pandor (South Africa) and Subrahmanyam Jaishankar (India).
The spokesman for the Chinese diplomatic portfolio announced that the meeting will include a “BRICS+” dialogue table, with counterparts from other emerging markets and developing countries. He also stated that China hopes to deepen communication with other BRICS members on “the challenges of the current international situation”, as well as send a message of “solidarity and cooperation to promote true multilateralism”.
18115801One of the likely topics to be discussed is the war in Ukraine, over which China insisted on “respect for the territorial integrity of all countries” and on the attention that must be given to Russia’s “legitimate security requirements”.