The influence on the world scene of group authority BRICS, by deepening cooperation between countries in economic, political and human matters, is constantly increasing, Russian President Vladimir Putin stressed on Thursday.
"The countries of our association are deepening cooperation across the full range of issues on the global and regional agenda, and every year the authority of BRICS and its influence on the world stage increase constantly," he said in his speech this Thursday at the BRICS summit, a Sputnik note reported.
For the Russian President, the BRICS group stands out for its great political, economic, scientific, technological and human potential.
"The complexity and transnational nature of the challenges and threats facing the international community require seeking collective responses, which also involve the active participation of our association," he said.
In his speech, President Putin stressed that Russia is ready to develop and strengthen cooperation with its partners from the BRICS group.
"Russia is ready to further develop its close, multifaceted cooperation with all partners within this alliance, as well as contribute to the enhancement of the group's role in international affairs," he stressed.
Putin stressed that the solution of the problems including economic crises, terrorism, climate change or the spread of dangerous infections, lies in bringing countries together under fair and mutually beneficial cooperation.
BRICS: strategic association
The BRICS group it is an association Informal intergovernmental economic-commercial meeting of five rapidly developing countries, where the objective of developing dialogue and multilateral cooperation is set out.
El group includes Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa, represents about 40% of the world's population, and accounts for about 25% of the world economy.
This Tuesday, June 22, the inauguration of the BRICS Business Forum was held, an event that will last two days in which the heads of state of the member countries of the group plan to examine the issues of global cooperation and the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.