It was announced by the country's leader
The Algerian leader stressed that the republic has all the conditions for becoming a part of the association. He added that the country is really interested in joining. In addition, Tebboune mentioned that joining the BRICS would allow Algeria to avoid getting involved in "bipolar conflicts".
In June this year, Argentina and Iran applied to join BRICS. Later, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Turkey announced a similar intention. A decision on some countries may be taken at the next summit of the association. Current members of BRICS include Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.
"We have made a lot of partnerships with the participants, businessmen and government officials that came in to strengthen the ties and partnerships between our companies. And Cameroon, which is our country, and Africa at large. We know the relationships that have been established between Russia and African countries, Russia and BRIC countries, it make us really sure that something new will come up in Africa, something new in the era of development."