14 December 2012, 21:57

Brazil welcomes Russia`s stance on Syria - Rousseff

Brazil welcomes Russia`s stance on Syria - Rousseff

Brazil welcomes Russia’s stance on Syria, Dilma Rousseff said after her talks with the Russian leader Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Friday.

“We understand Russia’s concerns over tensions in Syria and support Moscow in what it has been doing to settle the conflict”, Rousseff said.

She also added that Brazil welcomesupgrading the Arab Palestinians` status at the UN.

Rousseff said that her country plans to continue missile defense cooperation with Russia. 

Russia, Brazil in strategic partnership deal 

A Moscow summit between President Putin and his Brazilian counterpart Dilma Roussef has produced a bilateral strategic partnership agreement. 

Emerging from the summit, the Russian leader spoke about mutual investment and cooperation in the industry and also mentioned Russian-Brazilian coordination within international bodies including the UN, the G20 and BRICS.

Russia, Brazil to act hand in hand on global arena

Russia and Brazil are going to keep in touch on key international issues, President Putin said during a meeting with his Brazilian opposite number.

Mr. Putin said the get-together hinged primarily on international agenda.

Russia expects to boost its goods turnover with Brazil to 10 billion dollars. The Russian leader also called for more production cooperation and mutual investment.

Russia, Brazil ‘close partners’ - Putin

The global crisis has failed to check the growth of trade and other economic ties between Russia and Brazil.

Emerging from a summit with his Brazilian counterpart Dilma Rousseff in Moscow Friday, President Putin also spoke about fruitful foreign policy cooperation between the two countries, including within BRICS, the group that brings them together with India, China and South Africa.

He mentioned the fact that sales to Russia account for over 40% of Brazil’s beef export.

Voice of Russia, TASS, RIA

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