‘the Plight of the Poor is Forgotten’ Says Pandor as Brics Ministers Gather in Cape Town


On the second day of talks between the foreign ministers of South Africa, China, India, Brazil and Russia, diplomats from a dozen other countries were invited.

Known as the Friends of the BRICS, this group of states includes Saudi Arabia, Iran, Gabon and the Comoros. The heads of diplomacy of the BRICS countries met to discuss the accession process for future members of their bloc.

In a speech on Friday the 2nd of June in Cape Town, South Africa’s head of diplomacy criticised the attitude of the world’s most industrialised countries.

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