During the meeting of foreign ministers of BRICS countries on Tuesday, Indian External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar said that India has presided over the 15th anniversary of BRICS. He said- “We have come a long way from the first meeting of foreign ministers held in New York in 2006. The principles that guide our group have remained consistent over the years. ”
Jaishankar said that we strive for a fair, equitable, inclusive and representative multipolar international system based on international law and the United Nations Charter, which recognizes the sovereign equality of all states and respects their territorial integrity.
All the foreign ministers (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) who attended the BRICS meeting did a collective ‘Namaste’ after the meeting ended. On this occasion, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said in the meeting – due to the serious impact of the second wave of Kovid-19, sympathize with India. In this difficult time, China stands unitedly with India and all BRICS countries.
Wang Yi further said that as far as India’s needs are concerned, all BRICS partner countries including China will provide assistance and help anytime and we are confident that India will definitely overcome this epidemic.
Earlier, ahead of the meeting of the foreign ministers of the BRICS countries, China on Tuesday said it would exchange ideas with other countries of this five-member group on issues of common concern, co-ordinate each other’s stance and common- Is hopeful to reach a consensus.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin, while announcing his foreign minister Wang Yi’s participation in the digital meeting of the foreign ministers of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS), said at a media briefing here that this conference will be held during the COVID-19 pandemic. It holds special importance in the recovery of the global economy after the -19 pandemic.