Brazilian Vice President Appreciates Bilateral Cooperation With Russia
Relations between Russia and Brazil had become "rich" not only in trade and economy, but also in what concerns politics and culture, Brazilian Vice President Michel Temer said in an interview.
Brazilian Vice President Michel Temer accessed the relations between Russia and Brazil "as more and more successful," telling Sputnik that bilateral cooperation is enjoying a boost in multiple spheres.
"One can say with all certainty that today we have rich relations with Russia not only in trade and economy, but also in what concerns politics and culture," Temer said.
On Wednesday, a delegation of high-ranking Brazilian officials, led by Temer, attended the second day of a Russian-Brazilian business forum in Moscow, which coincided with a high-level meeting of the countries' bilateral intergovernmental cooperation commission.
According to the vice president, Russian businessmen are interested in a number of Brazilian projects, particularly those aimed at developing Brazil’s infrastructure.
Russia and Brazil are also enjoying active cooperation in the food, tourism and space industries, Temer said.
Russia is a major consumer of Brazilian meat, with 64 percent of Brazil’s meat export going to the Russian market, the vice president concluded.