The BRICS group of emerging markets that currently includes Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa "is an important international bloc," Aboul-Gheit tweeted.
Arab countries' accession to the BRICS reflects growing Arab influence in the international decision-making, he wrote.
On Thursday, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that the BRICS group has agreed to admit Argentina, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Ethiopia, the United Arab Emirates, and Iran as full members of the bloc.
New composition of #BRICS will control 80% of world oil production
With the addition of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Iran to the BRICS, the Union will be able to control the lion's share of the world's oil production.