BRICS Foreign Ministers Meeting

The BRICS Ministers of Foreign Affairs meeting will be hosted by China on 19th May 2022 via video conference. Since, the invasion of Ukraine by Russia, this is the first meeting of BRICS Foreign Ministers.

Who will be hosting this meeting?

This meeting will be hoisted by Wang Yi, China’s State Councilor and Foreign Minister.

Who will be attending this meeting?

  • Jaishankar- Indian External Affairs Minister
  • Naledi Pandor- Minister of International Relations and Cooperation South Africa
  • Carlos Alberto- Minister of Foreign Affairs, Brazil
  • Sergey Lavrov- Minister of Foreign Affairs Russia.

India has handed over BRICS chairmanship to which country?

In January 2022, the BRICS Chairmanship was handed over to China by India.

Will there be a “BRICS+” dialogue?

During this foreign minister’s meeting, the BRICS Foreign Ministers will also be holding a “BRICS+” dialogue with other foreign ministers from various other developing countries and emerging markets. The names of the participating countries are not known.

How will this foreign minister’s meeting help?

This meeting will be helping to prepare the ground for the 14th BRICS summit. This BRICS leadership meeting will be the first after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

What does Russia expect from the BRICS Foreign Ministers meeting?

Russia hopes that its cooperation with the BRICS nations will help mitigate the pressures of the sanctions that have been imposed on Russia. The sanctions on Russia have not been supported by the BRICS countries.

What is the theme of BRICS 2022?

‘Foster High-Quality BRICS Partnership Usher in a New Era for Global Development’ is the theme for BRICS 2022.




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