The world needs the leadership of the BRICS countries – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. It is aimed at the formation of a multipolar world. This was announced on Thursday, June 23, by Russian President Vladimir Putin at the BRICS summit.
“Now more than ever, the leadership of the BRICS countries in developing a unifying positive course towards the formation of a truly multipolar system of interstate relations based on universally recognized norms of international law and the key principles of the UN charter is in demand,” Putin stressed. His words leads RIA Novosti.
The BRICS countries can count on the support of many states in Latin America, Asia and Africa. They strive to pursue an independent policy, the Russian president recalled.
Previously, Putin at the BRICS summit urged to jointly respond to transnational challenges and threats. “We have repeatedly said that only together can we solve such problems as conflict resolution, the fight against terrorism, organized crime, including the criminal use of new technologies, countering climate change, the spread of dangerous infections,” the Russian leader said.
The BRICS Summit will be held in 2022 for the 14th time. It is accepted by China. The event is being held via videoconference. In addition to Vladimir Putin, Chinese President Xi Jinping, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Brazilian Presidents Jair Bolsonaro and South African President Cyril Ramaphosa are taking part in it.