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U.S. and Brazilian presidents talk trade, economics at White House meeting

04-10-2012 08:02 BJT

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U.S. President Barack Obama has met with his Brazilian counterpart Dilma Rousseff at the White House to foster stronger ties. The two leaders discussed their countries’ ongoing relationship on a broad range of bilateral, regional, and multilateral issues, and welcomed the growth of trade and investment ties.

The meeting is believed to have focused on economic relations, as both leaders try to prop up their economies’ growth and create more jobs.

U.S. President Barack Obama (R) meets with visiting Brazilian President Dilma
Rousseff in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington D.C., capital of the
United States, April 9, 2012. (Xinhua/Zhang Jun)

Both Obama and Rousseff participated in the US-Brazil CEO forum held on Monday in Washington, which brought together their business leaders.

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Brazilian Foreign Minister Antonio Patriota, are also expected to sign an aviation cooperation agreement, aimed at promoting air travel between the two countries.



Editor:Zhang Rui |Source: CNTV.CN

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