BRICS Member States Unconditional Allies in Values, World Model

BRICS Member States Unconditional Allies in ValuesMOSCOW (Sputnik) — BRICS member states share the same values and the same multipolar vision of the world, RossiyaSegodnya International Information Agency's Director General Dmitry Kiselev said Thursday.

Kiselev spoke at the opening of the BRICS Media Executives Forum hosted by RossiyaSegodnya.

"We look forward to collaborating with our colleagues in the BRICS countries and we believe that we are absolute allies in both the values and the model of the world… it is a model of a multistructural, multipolar, multicolored world, where China is Chinese, India is Indian, Turkey is Turkish and so on," Kiselev said.

Source:Sputnik International
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Funded by the Open Society Foundation for South Africa (OSF-SA), the project focuses on the changing dynamics and implications of South- South cooperation, in the context of South Africa's avowed commitment to this cause in its international relations. The need to understand the complexities of South-South dynamics and their implications for foreign policy is particularly urgent for South Africa, which, while working to advance South-South multilateralism, must also contend with the corresponding need to remain true to other universal values underpinning its foreign policy as well as guarantee the specific interests of its immediate environment, that is, the African continent.

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In recent times, South-South cooperation has received renewed attention, inspired mainly by the emergence of new southern clubs such as IBSA, BRICS and CELAC. This trend reflects a growing push by developing countries to respond to current global challenges in a coherent and concerted manner.


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The aim of the project is therefore to contribute, through critical research and dialogue, towards a nuanced understanding of contemporary South-South cooperation. In particular, it seeks to appreciate the basis on which countries in the South cooperate or compete with one another, and the implication of these dynamics for South Africa's policy.


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