Brazil-USA Talks over Bilateral Links Continue


A week after the meeting between U.S. President Barack Obama and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, Brazil and the United States will reconsider their bilateral ties in a meeting on Monday between foreign ministers Antonio Patriota and Hillary Clinton.

While the appointment of the governors was held at the White House in Washington, the dialogue between Patriot and Clinton will be at the Itamaraty Palace Brasilia. After the official talks, both foreign ministers will make statements to the press.

Patriota will host Clinton as part of the Third Meeting of Global Alliance Dialogue Brazil-United States that was created in 2010 and provides for annual meetings to check the politic direction of bilateral coordination in various fields such as education, science and technology, social inclusion and human rights.

A press release from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs states that the Brazilian Foreign Minister and U.S. Secretary of State will also discuss global issues such as the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development Rio +20.

Moreover, according to the official note, they will address issues such as peace and security and the reform of multilateral institutions. Clinton, who will come from Cartagena, Colombia, where she attended the Summit of the Americas, will be in Brazil until April 18.  (Taken from PL)

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