On March 26, 2012 in New Delhi H.E. Mr Alexander Kadakin, Ambassador of Russia to India, gave a briefing on the forthcoming BRICS Summit in the Indian capital on March 28-29.
The Embassy’s White Hall saw more than 40 representatives of leading Indian press and electronic media as well as national TV companies’ camera crews.
The Ambassador noted in his remarks that BRICS evolution follows the objective trend towards the formation of a multipolar system of international relations and increasing economic interdependence. In a way, it is a prototype of the future model to run world affairs.
Alexander Kadakin also stressed that the current 4th BRICS summit will be one of the central events in the international life in 2012. “Russia expects the forthcoming summit to take decisions capable of making a tangible positive impact on the economic, financial and international political situation, of strengthening BRICS positions in the world and promoting our cooperation in a broad range of fields”, he said.
Among Russia’s priorities for the summit, Ambassador mentioned coordination of positions among BRICS members in the run-up to the G-20 summit; global development and aid to the poorest countries; IMF reform, situation in Syria and Iran, energy security.
The press conference further saw numerous questions from journalists on the agenda of the upcoming summit as well as vital aspects of Russian-Indian bilateral cooperation.
The event received extensive coverage in Indian media and Russian press.