Venezuela hopes for positive decision on its BRICS membership

Venezuela hopes for positive decision on its BRICS membership

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Venezuela hopes for positive decision on its BRICS membership

Jesus Rafael Salazar Velasquez explained that negotiations on the country’s potential accession to the association are ongoing

Venezuela is waiting for a decision on its BRICS membership and has high hopes for the BRICS summit to be held in Kazan in October, Venezuelan Ambassador to Moscow Jesus Rafael Salazar Velasquez told reporters.

“We hope to continue the process of our rapprochement with BRICS, with high hopes for the summit to be held in Kazan in October. And we want to become full members of BRICS,” the diplomat said.

He explained that negotiations on the country’s potential accession to the association are ongoing. “Political, diplomatic, economic relations – negotiations on all this are open,” the ambassador pointed out.