“Algeria has almost all the conditions for joining the BRICS. He is deeply interested in joining this organization, ”Al Mayadeen quoted him as saying.
Earlier, on June 14, it became known that the BRICS organization could add five more states to its membership. In addition to Argentina and Iran, whose plans to join were already known, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Egypt can join the group. And also on July 18, Nigeria announced its desire to join the BRICS.
The President of the BRICS International Forum, Purnimu Anand, confirmed the relevant information to Izvestia. She noted that this issue was raised at the summit of the organization, which took place in late June in Beijing. She called the expansion a good step that will increase the influence of BRICS around the world.
Now the economic bloc includes Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.
As Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov noted in the same month, despite the importance of the BRICS, this association will not become an alternative to the G20. He called both associations complementary.
On June 23, at the XIV BRICS Summit, Russian President Vladimir Putin pointed out that the role of BRICS is now especially in demand for building a multipolar world. He stressed that the transnational nature of challenges and threats requires joint responses, they must be responded to jointly and on the basis of honest cooperation.