Brazil and Russia sign joint statement and bilateral cooperation acts
Brazilian and Russian officials have signed five bilateral agreement this Wednesday (21) to increase cooperation in key areas for the two countries. With these agreements, Brazil and Russia will strengthen and intensify trade and economic relations.
Temer and Russian President Vladimir Putin have committed in a joint statement signed today to promote bilateral strategic dialogue on different foreign policy and international agenda issues.
The declaration established the two countries' commitment to global efforts to combat climate change and the implementation of the Paris Agreement, the fight against corruption and terrorism and cooperation between the two countries on issues such as oil and natural gas exploration.
Russia also demonstrated support for Brazil's candidacy to permanent membership of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC).
After the meeting between the two presidents, Brazil's Ministers of Foreign Affairs (Aloysio Nunes) and Industry, Foreign Trade and Services (Marcos Pereira), as well as the head of the Brazilian Federal Revenue (Jorge Rachid), signed other acts related to their respective areas.
The agreements provide for initiatives on eliminating barriers to trade development, encouraging the growth of trade and investment exchanges, and simplifying customs procedures.