The Brazilian President arrived in Moscow on an official visit

© RIA Novosti / Vitaly to Belowaverage in fotosensibile President of the Federative Republic of Brazil, Michel Temer at the airport Vnukovo-2. 20 Jun 2017The Brazilian President arrived in Moscow on an official visit© RIA Novosti / Vitaly to Belowaverage the image Bank

The President of Brazil Michel Temer on Tuesday arrived in Russia on an official visit. As the correspondent of RIA Novosti, the plane of the President landed in airport «Vnukovo-2».

During his two-day stay in Moscow Temer planned talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin. In particular, as reported in an interview to «Rossiyskaya Gazeta» the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the South American country, Aloisio Nunez, the parties expect to discuss the preservation of peace, combating international terrorism, the main foci of tension in the international arena, the situation around North Korea and Syria.

Nunez stated that relations between the two countries there are topics to which they have different positions, for example, the issues of disarmament. «But here we are ready and willing to discuss the topic of the use of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes», — said the foreign Minister of the country.

In addition, as stated earlier in an interview with RIA Novosti, the Ambassador of Brazil Antonio Salgado, at the meeting of the leaders of the two countries «is planned to sign a number of bilateral documents, the most important of which is the joint Declaration on the strategic dialogue in foreign policy».

This is the first visit Michel Temer to Russia as President of Brazil. As Vice-President he has repeatedly visited Russia, where he participated in meetings of the Russian-Brazilian high-level Commission on cooperation.

Brazil is the largest trade partner of Russia in Latin America, which accounts for about 40% of Russia’s trade with this region.

In 2016, Russia’s trade with Brazil totaled 4,309 billion dollars, including Russian export — 1,785 billion dollars and imports 2,523 billion dollars. Share in Russian trade turnover in 2016, Brazil has occupied 23-e a place (in 2015 — 22-e a place).

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