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São Paulo – The Brazilian representative in Palestine, ambassador Alessandro Candeas, met with the Arab country’s minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, Riyad al-Maliki, on Wednesday (31). The Brazilian diplomat, who took office recently, present his letter of credence.
They also discussed topics on Brazil-Palestine bilateral agenda such as trade and investment, technical and educational cooperation and university exchange, and culture and sports, according to information released by the Brazilian representation office in Ramallah.
Ambassador Candeas talked with the Palestinian minister about the relevance of the Palestinian community in Brazil and the presence of Brazilians in Palestine and reassured him on the Brazilian commitment with peace and security in the region and a peaceful solution for the Israel-Palestine conflict. According to the Brazilian representation, al-Maliki praised Brazil’s good relations with Palestine and expressed a desire to strengthen the ties between the countries.
Candeas also put forward proposals for actions to be conducted such as a webinar on trade and business opportunities, a Brazilian lectorate in Palestinian universities, and cooperation in soccer.
Pictured above, Candeas (L) and Malik (R).
Translated by Guilherme Miranda