Putin took part in the meeting of BRICS leaders

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Nikolskiye in Photobacterium of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin took part in the meeting of BRICS leaders. July 27, 2018Putin took part in the meeting of BRICS leaders© RIA Novosti / Alexei Nikolskiye the image Bank

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday at the summit in Johannesburg took part in the meeting of BRICS leaders, where they discussed issues of development of the organization and priorities of the partnership.

Also the event was attended by the President of Brazil Michel Temer, the leader of South Africa Cyril of Ramaphosa, Chinese President XI Jinping and Prime Minister Narendra modi. The meeting was held closed to the press mode.

As was stated by the Russian presidential aide Yuri Ushakov, the heads of state of BRICS in Johannesburg gathered to discuss steps to further improving the activities of enterprises, development of cooperation in politics, security, trade, as well as coordination on regional issues, including situation in Syria and the middle East in General and the settlement of the situation on the Korean Peninsula and around the Iranian nuclear program.

Further, according to the program of the summit, BRICS leaders will meet with heads of delegations of the invited countries, which will go to a working Breakfast.