IP- Cairo and Moscow have held initial talks on work in BRICS and plan a more detailed discussion soon, Egyptian Ambassador to Russia Nazih el Nagari told TASS.

Iran PressEurope: "We had preliminary discussions in Moscow on this issue. We are preparing for more detailed discussions soon," he said when asked whether Egypt, as a new BRICS member, had started consultations with the Russian Federation.

The 15th BRICS summit was held August 22-24 in Johannesburg under the presidency of South Africa. The group agreed that Argentina, Egypt, Iran, the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, and Ethiopia will join the bloc from January 1, 2024. A new list of possible members will be prepared for the next summit.

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, speaking at the 78th session of the UN General Assembly in New York, said that the Egyptian authorities intended to very actively participate in the activity of the BRICS group.

The 15th BRICS summit took place in Johannesburg, South Africa, under the chairmanship of South Africa from August 22-24. It was a significant meeting of the global south's heads of state and governments in recent years.

Summit participants agreed to welcome full membership of the Argentine Republic, the Arab Republic of Egypt, the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, the Islamic Republic of Iran, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates starting from January 1, 2024.


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