China will chair the summit via videoconference.
The leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa will discuss the status of diverse political, economic, cultural and humanitarian cooperation between the five countries and their prospects. There are also plans to review current international and regional issues. The summit’s final Declaration will formalise key agreements.
On June 24, Vladimir Putin will also speak at a ‘BRICS Plus’ session involving the leaders of several invited states.