Monday, April 17th, 2017
Brazil, Egypt, Indonesia, Kenya, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, and Turkey held a press conference on Monday, April 17th, 2017, in Rektorat Building, Parahyangan Catholic University, Bandung, Indonesia. The press conference was talking about the result of their meeting on April 7th that discussed their common interests as developing states also to promote their common interests in the upcoming summit.
Other than that, they also stated their concern for the upcoming summit, as some countries develop political groupings. Therefore, they have committed that they will be the bridge for the Western states and Eastern states. They added that all states involved hope that they could give the alternative view that comes from the states that already have experienced diplomatic relationship with east and western states. They believed that each state has pros and cons.
They also emphasized that the states involved in the press conference were not a block nor an alliance. The states are all willing to cooperate with different states and also could be established partnerships with all states. They also ensured that they are open to any kind of discussion in the future.