On Wednesday, Prime Minister Muhammad Shiaa Al-Sudani announced that Iraq is prepared to join the BRICS group if it receives an invitation from the founding countries.
During a dialogue session with representatives of the Iraqi community in Moscow, Al-Sudani stated that Iraq is willing to join the BRICS group if it receives an invitation from the founding countries, as he told Russia Today channel.
Al-Sudani stated that Iraq is aware of the conditions for joining the group.
During their meeting, Al-Sudani and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed a wide range of economic issues, including the use of the Iraqi dinar and the Russian ruble in commercial transactions between the two countries.
He expressed gratitude for Russia’s support of the Palestinian issue and discussed civilian safety with Putin.
Iraq is currently considering the establishment of an Iraqi cultural center in Moscow, the capital of Russia. This project is based on the deep historical ties between the two countries, which are about to celebrate the eightieth anniversary of diplomatic relations between Moscow and Baghdad next year. According to Al-Sudani, this project is currently under study.