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BRICS is the First Step Towards a New World, Palestinian Ambassador to Russia Says

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The BRICS International Financial and Economic Forum takes place from May 27 to 28. The development of business in the context of global transformation and the creation of independent financial instruments within the association's framework will be discussed by representatives from over ten different nations.
BRICS countries are creating a new world based on fairness, said Palestinian Ambassador to Russia Abdel Hafiz Nofal during the BRICS International Financial and Economic Forum, adding that "any [new] international system is better than what we have now."
"We want it to be fair," he explained. "We believe in the future of BRICS. "This is the first step toward a new international order," Nofal stated.
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According to the envoy, the creation of such a system will benefit both the Russian and Palestinian populations. He highlighted that the new system should not be based on the idea of "with Palestine, against Israel."