Havana wants to join BRICS, a group it considers a “major player in global geopolitics.”

The Cuban government confirmed its intention to “evaluate all possible ways” to establish closer relations with the BRICS. – The economic and political alliance made up so far of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – in search of what Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Barela described as “mutual benefits”, including The possibility of becoming a “state associated” with the group.

During his speech at a meeting of foreign ministers of the BRICS countries, where he was invited by Russia’s ally Sergei Lavrov, Rodriguez Barela said his government “is happy to participate in the long-term initiatives promoted by the member countries of the group.”Such as the cases of China’s Belt and Road and other global initiatives and Eurasian Economic Union projects as an observer member. Rebel youth.

Moreover, he said so The regime has maintained excellent relations with the founding members of the groupAs well as with the newly joined countries and the countries invited to the meeting held in the Russian city of Nizhny Novgorod.

According to a MINREX memo posted on its website, Rodríguez Parrilla endorsed a BRICS Declaration to Support PalestineFor the right to establish its state on the pre-1967 borders, with East Jerusalem as its capital, and the return of refugees.

also He called for an end to the sanctions imposed on Russia due to its invasion of Ukraine And NATO’s actions according to BRICS The minister seeks to “stir up conflict.”

In addition to expressing his thanks for the position of the countries present at the meeting against the American blockade, Rodriguez Barela praised the new BRICS Development Bank. He pointed out that the projects they proposed to develop enjoy local financial support, based on the use of their national currencies.

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BRICS represents more than 45% of the world’s population and a third of the planet’s GDPHe remembers. For the head of MINREX, “they were merged as A major player in global geopolitics, with increasing importance on a planetary scale and hope for the countries of the South In building a more just, equitable and sustainable multilateral international system.

The official stated that the regime’s advisor will be received next Wednesday in Moscow by Sergei Lavrov, where he will discuss with him “issues related to deepening the bilateral strategic partnership.” Latin press.

Upon his arrival in the Russian capital, Rodriguez Barela and his accompanying delegation stopped at the monument dedicated to Fidel Castro in the Sokol district, and then visited the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

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