The ambassador of Iran to Brasilia said that Iranian companies are ready to do extraterritorial cultivation in Mato Grosso Province, western Brazil.
Iran’s ambassador to Brazil said the South American country’s parliament has resumed activities of a friendship group with Iran after a two-year hiatus.
Considering the relations with Iran as an important issue for Brazil, the Brazilian envoy told Hossein Amir-Abdollahian that his country welcomes expanding relations and cooperation with the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday he tested positive for the novel coronavirus after months minimizing the severity of the pandemic.
Brazilian Treasury Secretary Mansueto Almeida confirmed in an interview with financial blog Brazil Journal published on Sunday that he plans to resign from the government in July or August.
The global death toll from the coronavirus neared 400,000 on Sunday with fatalities accelerating in Latin America.
Iranian envoy to Brasilia Hossein Gharibi expressed Iran’s interest in establishing long-term economic relations with Brazil through a comprehensive framework.
President Jair Bolsonaro threatened Friday to withdraw Brazil from the WHO, following in the footsteps of his US counterpart.
The US will prohibit the entry of most non-US citizens arriving from Brazil, where coronavirus cases have spiked to the second highest in the world, expanding restrictions already placed on visitors from China and Europe.
Brazil overtook Russia Friday as the country with the second-highest number of coronavirus infections worldwide behind the United States.