Russian President Vladimir Putin will appear virtually at the Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) economic bloc summit in Johannesburg, South Africa, August 22-24.
Putin chose to attend virtually after the International Criminal Court (ICC) issued an arrest warrant last March. the Kremlin, quoted by TASS, Monday (21/8).
The Kremlin release also said Putin would outline the agenda for next year’s BRICS summit. Furthermore, the Kremlin On August 22-24, Russian President Vladimir Putin will participate in, possible member expansion, global and regional agendas, to prospects for the further development of the BRICS partnership in various fields.
ideo conference format in the 15th BRICS Summit which will take place under the president of South Africa,” according to stated that at the forum the leaders would discuss pressing issues ranging from the association’s activities
The BRICS is holding a summit this week. The meeting was attended by more than 50 heads of state around the world.
The Summit program includes meetings in the BRICS+ and BRICS Outreach formats.
Putin’s physical absence in the BRICS has actually been sticking out since months ago.
A number of parties considered that the decision was related to the ICC arrest warrant. If Putin visits a member country of the ICC. Then the country concern must comply with the order of the international court.
South Africa is a member country that ratifies the ICC.
The ICC accused White and Russia’s children’s rights commissioner. Maria Lvov-Belovas of committing war crimes by illegally deporting Ukrainian children to Russia. There are reasonable having committment it directly with others],” the ICC said in March. Grounds to believe that Putin bears individual criminal responsibility for the alleged crime As head of state. Putin is also conside to have fail to control his subordinates properly so that these actions could not be prevent.