Rajoy is confident that his visit to Brazil to boost EU-Mercosur agreement

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Brazil is the second largest investor in Spain from Latin America, said Mariano Rajoy. | Photo: @marianorajoy

The President of the Government of Spain, Mariano Rajoy, said that his visit to Brazil has among its objectives to give impetus to the negotiations for a bi-regional partnership between the European Union (EU) and Mercosur agreement. 
“I believe that this moment is very appropriate to give a boost to this trade agreement,” said Rajoy during an interview with the daily Folha de Sao Paulo, on Sunday on an official visit to Brazil.
Rajoy said that Spain “always defended in Europe the need to open up to the Ibero-American community to expand trade relations”.
“I see now in Europe a greater willingness to negotiate an agreement of this type”, said.
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Also noted that “international relations must be safe from a certain type of political whims”, when asked if Spain sees light the President fear that President-elect Dilma Rouseff and denied treatment difference between both. 
Rajoy emphasized that his trip will have a distinctly economic since “Brazil is the second largest investor in Spain from Latin America”.
He also said that at the end of your stay in Brazil will move on April 25 to Uruguay, where it remains on an official visit until the 26th of the same month.

I share with you my interview in the @JornalOGlobo on the European Union and our relations with #Brasil https://t.co/5eOeYU23AE – Mariano Rajoy Brey (@marianorajoy) April 24, 2017 > Rajoy to Uruguay visit reckless Brazil economy will allow you to keep a working meeting with President Tabare Vazquez, in which bilateral relations will be addressed , relations EU-Mercosur, as well as the Latin American regional agenda. 
The meeting of both Presidents will also affirm the role of Spain as one of the main drivers of the EU-Mercosur Association Agreement, currently under negotiation.