The BRICS Summit Isn’t Just a ‘Talk Shop’ Anymore

Russian President Vladimir Putin takes part in the virtual BRICS summit via a video call, Moscow, Russia, June 23, 2022 (Sputnik photo by Mikhail Metzel via AP).
Russian President Vladimir Putin takes part in the virtual BRICS summit via a video call, Moscow, Russia, June 23, 2022 (Sputnik photo by Mikhail Metzel via AP).

In what were hailed as the “two most productive summits in years,” the Group of 7 and NATO held their annual leaders’ meetings last week in Germany and Spain, respectively. The G-7 summit concluded with the leaders emphasizing and enhancing their support for Ukraine in its war against Russia, agreeing on measures to combat climate change and announcing a Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment, seen as a direct counter to China’s development program, the Belt and Road Initiative. As for the NATO summit, it witnessed the entry into the alliance of two new members, Finland and Sweden, as well […]

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