China and South Africa want to join discussions to end the war in Ukraine. They stress the importance of dialogue and peace talks. China has suggested a 12-point plan, including a ceasefire and lifting unilateral sanctions on Russia.
The BRICS summit also focuses on reducing reliance on the dollar and boosting trade with Africa and South America. European nations and the US are watching closely, while Ukraine insists on regaining control of its borders before making peace deals with Russia.