Japan-Brazil Relations

September 5, 2016
Photo: Cabinet Public Relations Office
Photo: Cabinet Public Relations Office
  1. On the morning of September 5 (local time), Mr. Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan, who is visiting Hangzhou (China) for the G20 Hangzhou Summit,held a Japan-Brazil Summit Meeting with H.E. Mr. Michel Miguel Elias Temer Lulia, President of the Federative Republic of Brazil. 
  2. Prime Minister Abe offered his congratulations on the success of the Rio Olympic Games. He also commented that Brazil is an important partner for Japan, with the largest population of Japanese descendants in the world, and as a country that shares fundamental values of democracy and rule of law. Prime Minister Abe also expressed interest in strengthening the close bilateral cooperation at a global level. 
  3. President Temer noted that Japan and Brazil have many points in common  and expressed his desire to achieve results that contribute to friendship and prosperity.   
  4. The two leaders exchanged opinions on bolstering economic relations between the two countries and cooperating in global matters.

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