“Today, the BRICS countries and more than 50 countries have gathered in South Africa not to choose sides or engage in bloc confrontation, but to create a large-scale structure for peaceful development. I am glad to see that more than 20 countries are “We are already knocking on the doors of the BRICS. China warmly welcomes all who wish to join the BRICS cooperation mechanism,” the Chinese leader said.
The text of the appeal was voiced by Wang Wentao, Minister of Commerce of China.
Earlier, India’s First Deputy External Affairs Minister Vinay Mohan Kvatra, at a press conference in New Delhi, said that New Delhi is optimistic about the possible expansion of the BRICS.