Matvienko will visit Brazil, where he will hold talks with the country’s leadership

BRASILIA, November 10. /Spec. interviewer Sergey Izotov/. The delegation of the Federation Council headed by Chairman of the house Valentina Matvienko will visit on Tuesday, Brazil with an official visit. The program includes talks of the speaker of the Federation Council from the leadership of the country.

In the National Congress (Parliament) of Brazil will host, in particular, talks of the delegation of the upper house of the Russian Parliament with the President of Federal Senate Renan Calarosa and head of the chamber of deputies Eduardo Kunia.

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As expected, we will focus on the revitalization of the parliamentary friendship groups and specialized committees. In addition, the Russian and Brazilian parliamentarians discussed the issues of cooperation on international exchanges, inter-parliamentary cooperation both on bilateral relations and BRICS, and prospects of development of relations between Russia and Brazil in trade and economic, humanitarian and cultural spheres.

Earlier, Valentina Matvienko noted that Brazil for Russia is an important strategic partner in Latin America, which built long-term cooperation in various fields. According to her, relations between the two countries have a high degree of credibility and are long term in nature.

In turn, the Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on constitutional legislation and state construction Andrey Klishas, head of the upper house of the Russian Parliament group on cooperation with parliaments of countries in Latin America, in an interview with correspondent. emphasized that cooperation of Russia with countries of the Latin American region – one of priority directions of foreign policy of the Russian Federation. “In our view, Interparliamentary relations contribute to the strengthening of economic relations between our countries,” he said ahead of his visit to Brazil.