The Declaration was given at the BRICS Summit 2023, which was held in South Africa on Thursday. The Bloc, which consists of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, will be joined by other six countries.
“On the occasion of the 15th anniversary of BRICS, we have taken the decision to expand this forum. India has always fully supported this expansion. Such an expansion will make BRICS stronger and more effective,” said Modi on his X (formerly known as Twitter) account, on Thursday.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa declared an invitation to Egypt, Argentina, Saudi Arabia, and UAE to be full members at BRICS as of January 1, 2024. The president also declared the outcome of the 15th BRICS summit.
“I value the declaration by the BRICS group to invite Egypt to join its membership as of January 2024. We appreciate the confidence of all BRICS member states with whom we share robust relations,” said President El-Sisi on Thursday.
The Arab League Summit will be attended by Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad after more than a decade of the suspension of Syrian membership at the league.
Both Ministers discussed ways to end the Syrian crisis. The meeting took place at the headquarters of the Egyptian mission in New York City, on the sidelines of the 76th Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 76).
The 75th session of the General Assembly on Friday elected Albania, Brazil, Gabon, Ghana and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to serve as non-permanent members of the UN Security Council for the 2022-2023 term.
This election, which took place on April 20, 2021, comes to reaffirm Egypt’s great position and confidence at the international level due to its active role and the various initiatives it proposes and leads in various UN bodies.
The African Group in Vienna approved, by consensus, Egypt's candidacy again for the membership.
The elections were held on the sidelines of the AU Executive Council meetings in Addis Ababa.
Badawi was dismissed over losing the "good reputation" membership condition.
Alaa Abed said it is time to allow only media graduates who received training after college to work in journalism.
NATO today declined an overture by Qatar to join the Western military defence alliance, saying membership was reserved to the United States and Europe.
Egypt was granted a membership in the Executive Council of the Arab Civil Aviation Commission (ACAC).