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The Ministry of foreign Affairs of China as the BRICS countries prepare for the meeting of foreign Ministers

The BRICS countries maintained close contact on the issue of preparation for the meeting of foreign Ministers of the Association, which is tentatively scheduled for early September, said at a briefing on Friday, foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin.

Earlier, the Ambassador of India to Russia Venkatesh Varma said that the foreign Ministers of the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) plan to meet in early September in Moscow.

Russia's Ambassador to India said about the increasing relevance of the BRICS

The threat of coronavirus represents an opportunity to combine efforts to solve common challenges in this regard, the relevance of the BRICS is growing, offering a platform for dialogue on a wide range of issues of global and regional cooperation, said Russian Ambassador to India, Nikolai Kudashev.

"BRICS was invented to fight with anyone or deter anyone, and to support the efforts of the international community on issues related to peace and sustainable development, democratization of global governance, the reform of the financial and economic architecture, the development of humanitarian contacts," the Ambassador said during the webinar "Russian-Indian relations and pandemic test of global governance", organized by the Russian expert Council of the BRICS National Committee for research BRICS and Indian Research Fund Observer Research Foundation.

New development Bank BRICS Brazil has allocated a loan to fight COVID-19

The new development Bank (NDB) of the BRICS Brazil has allocated a loan of $ 1 billion to eliminate the economic impact of the epidemic COVID-19, should be published in the press release of the Bank.

Brazil ranks second in the world in the number of infected with a coronavirus, and victims COVID-19. According to the latest figures from the Ministry of health of Brazil, the country has identified 118 2 646 cases of infection, died 80 120 patients with confirmed COVID-19.

Rogozin spoke against weapons in space

Russia believes that the space should be free from weapons of any kind, said Wednesday the General Director of "Rosatom" Dmitry Rogozin.

"We need to keep outer space free from weapons of any type, keep it natural for a long-term and sustainable use of both our and future generations," - Rogozin said at a video conference of heads of space agencies of the BRICS countries.

In the Kremlin told about the telephone conversation Putin and Bolsonaro

Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed during a telephone conversation with President of Brazil Jairam Bolsonaro the situation with coronavirus, energy, agriculture, space and interaction within BRICS, reported the press service of the Kremlin.

"Discussed the situation around the pandemic coronavirus undertaken in both countries measures to combat the spread of the infection and its consequences. They discussed topical aspects of bilateral strategic partnership, including the further development of cooperation in such areas as energy, agriculture and space", - stated in the message.