South Africa hosts 2018 IBSA Foreign Ministers’ Meeting
The IBSA Foreign Ministers’ Meeting was held in Pretoria, South Africa on June 4, 2018. The External Affairs Minister of the Republic of India, Sushma Swaraj chaired the IBSA (India, Brazil, South Africa) ministerial meet and hold talks on how to deepen coordination among the three countries on major global issues. On this occasion, Ministers adopted and jointly released the IBSA Declaration on South-South Cooperation, to contribute to greater understanding of development cooperation as a common endeavor of the Global South. The Ministers also considered proposed IBSA events planned for 2018-19 to mark the fifteenth-anniversary of IBSA. The Ministers agreed to host these events in all three countries as well as on the margins of multilateral events.
Topics: Foreign relations • Foreign relations of Brazil • Foreign relations of India • Foreign relations of South Africa • History of the Republic of India • IBSA • IBSA Dialogue Forum • IBSA summit • Politics by country