40. Drawing on the open consultations on the draft international code of conduct for space activities and the active and constructive engagement of our countries in these consultations, we call for all open and consensual multilateral negotiations within the framework of the United Nations to be conducted without specific time, in order to achieve a balanced outcome that takes into account the needs and concerns of all participants. Reaffirming our desire for the exploration and use of space to be used for peaceful purposes, we stress that negotiations for an international agreement or agreement to prevent an arms race in outer space remain a priority of the Conference on Disarmament and we welcome the introduction by China and Russia of the updated draft treaty on the prevention of weapons in outer space. , the threat or use of force against space objects. 37. We express our deep concern at the continuing violence and deteriorating humanitarian situation in Syria and condemn the increase in human rights violations committed by all parties. We reaffirm our view that there is no military solution to the conflict and stress the need to prevent it from becoming more militarized. We call on all parties to immediately demand a full ceasefire, to end the violence and to provide and facilitate immediate, safe, complete and unhindered access to humanitarian organizations and organizations, in accordance with UN Security Council Resolution 2139. We recognize the practical steps taken by the Syrian parties in implementing their demands, including the practice of local ceasefire agreements between the Syrian authorities and opposition forces. Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of State for Finance and Business (second left), signed an agreement to establish a development bank at the 6th BRICS summit to be held on July 16 in Fortaleza, Brazil. 59. Given the link between culture and sustainable development and the role of cultural diplomacy as a promoter of understanding between peoples, we will encourage cooperation between the BRICS in the cultural sector, including on a multilateral basis.