Michel Temer was the second ex-president of the Latin American country to be caught up in a sprawling anti-corruption probe
BRICS is a grouping of emerging economies founded 10 years ago, comprising Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.
Brazil's full Chamber of Deputies is expected within days to vote on whether the Supreme Court should put Temer on trial.
Three of Temer's all-white, all-male cabinet were fired or resigned.
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