Russian President Vladimir Putin will participate in a digital summit of the BRICS group of countries on Tuesday to debate the Israel-Hamas conflict, the Kremlin stated.
The assembly might be chaired by South African President Cyril Ramaphosa within the hope of drawing up a standard response to the greater than six-week battle.
“On Nov. 21, Russian President Vladimir Putin will take part in a rare BRICS summit (through videoconference) to debate the Palestinian-Israeli battle,” the Kremlin stated, with out offering additional particulars.
Along with Russia, the BRICS group contains Brazil, India, China and South Africa.
South Africa stated United Nations Secretary Normal Antonio Guterres would additionally participate within the digital assembly, and that it was anticipated to finish with a joint assertion.
Russia has maintained traditionally shut ties with each Israel and the Palestinians, and Putin has stated Russia might play a mediating function.
He has criticized the West for allegedly stoking tensions within the area and Israel for its conduct within the battle.
The assembly comes days after leaders from the APEC group, which incorporates China and the USA, didn’t agree on a joint response to the conflict.