Argentina awaits your approval to enter the BRICS

This Thursday the XIV Summit of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa). Argentina He has his sights set on this meeting since the member countries will discuss, among other things, the country’s entry into the bloc. If confirmed, the group will be called BRICSA.

In an interview with the Chinese newspaper Global Times, the Argentine ambassador to China, Sabino Narvaja, stated that the country wants to join the bloc “because it is a cooperation mechanism made up of emerging economies” in which cooperation is “mutually beneficial” and without conditions.

“The cooperation mechanism of the BRICS It is of great importance for the construction of a more multipolar and balanced world”, explained Narvaja.

Multiple experts predict that the economic influence of BRICS will surpass the G7made up of Germany, Canada, the United States, France, Italy, Japan and the United Kingdom.

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“If this mechanism can be further expanded, it will definitely increase its influence and status in the international order,” said the Argentine ambassador.

The income of Argentina To the group BRICS It could cause discomfort in the United States, which has diplomatic tensions with two member countries, Russia and China. On this Narvaja explained that the Argentina it adheres to an independent foreign policy and has maintained those ties for years.

“During the pandemic, it was the countries of the BRICS who provided crucial assistance to Argentina. It was China and Russia who came to our aid at a difficult time when Argentina was having trouble getting vaccines,” he recalled.

Narvaja mentioned the potential for cooperation that can be generated between BRICS and the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), whose temporary presidency is held by Argentina.

“The vast majority of Latin American countries are very interested in developing relations with Asia and especially with China due to the strong economic complementarity between both parties, especially in the field of infrastructure,” Narvaja pointed out.

Russia welcomes the addition of Argentina. A month ago the Russian government asked to speed up the group’s expansion process. “It is important now to define the main aspects of the process and start discussing potential candidates,” said Nikolai Patrushev, secretary of the Russian Security Council.

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