The ceremony was attended by more than one hundred delegations, which were attended by more than 20 heads of state.
“2023 started with an informal and powerful summit in Brazil, one of the BRICS countries. This is a show of respect for Brazil as one of the influential states in the world, which has great potential for economic development and is interested in increasing its role in international processes and world life”, – quotes the words of the service of Matvienko press of the Federation Council.
Prior to the ceremony in the Brazilian capital, the president of the Upper House of the Russian Parliament held bilateral meetings with Lula da Silva, as well as with the president of Bolivia, Luis Alberto Arce Catacora, the vice president of Cuba, Salvador Valdés Mesa, and the head of the Assembly of Mozambique. Biash experience.