On September 9, 2021, the XIII BRICS Summit was held under the Indian Chairmanship. Due to the epidemiological situation, it was held by video link.

On the same day, A. Kirgizov-Barskii gave an expert commentary on the air of China’s largest TV channel CGTN.

«The Link» is broadcast simultaneously from four world capitals: Beijing, Washington, D.C., London, and Nairobi.

In addition to jointly combating the coronavirus and its effects on the economy and energy, the expert spoke about the new BRICS Youth Energy Compact, which will be presented at the UN High-Level Dialogue on Energy.

A commentary by A. Kirgizov-Barskii can be found here (from 23:10): https://www.cgtn.com/tv/replay?id=EGCEIA