Iran, Saudi Arabia and Egypt are among 6 nations set to join the BRICS economic bloc

Iran, Saudi Arabia and Egypt are among 6 nations set to join the BRICS economic bloc

Iran and Saudi Arabia are among 6 nations invited Thursday to join the BRICS bloc of developing economies. United Arab Emirates, Argentina, Egypt and Ethiopia are also set to join the bloc from 2024.

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​Iran and Saudi Arabia are among 6 nations invited Thursday to join the BRICS bloc of developing economies. United Arab Emirates, Argentina, Egypt and Ethiopia are also set to join the bloc from 2024.