Stormy developments now! Turkey’s accession to BRICS is something that has almost been decided by the Turkish political leadership.
According to international media, “Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Turkey are planning to join BRICS, the discussion and a possible decision for some of the states may be made at the next summit of the association in 2023.
All these countries have shown interest in joining and are preparing to apply for membership, senior BRICS sources say.
Other experts admitted that Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Turkey are potentially promising candidate countries, but their accession process will be slow.
Russia supported Saudi Arabia’s desire to join the organization. In addition to S. Arabia, Turkey and Egypt have also shown interest in BRICS, which have been studying the possibility of joining for several years. But at the summit in Beijing, the issue of their entry was not discussed, but the inclusion of S. Arabia was seriously discussed
It is recalled that on Monday Argentina and Iran submitted applications for joining the BRICS. Assistant to the President of the Russian Federation Yuri Ushakov said that Russia is positive about the possibility of BRICS expansion.
“New developments are taking place in the formation established in 2009 by Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) in the direction of economic cooperation. Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Egypt are also preparing to apply for BRICS membership.
On the other hand, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attended the 10th BRICS Summit held in Johannesburg, South Africa in 2018 as a special guest leader and expressed Turkey’s wishes to join BRICS.”