Wednesday, April 22, 2009

South-South Cooperation News Wire

Peru, Brazil to hold Border Summit on April 28 -- Andina

Lima, Apr. 21 (ANDINA).- Peruvian President Alan Garcia Perez and Brazil’s Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will hold a bilateral meeting called “Border Summit” on April 28 in the Brazilian city of Rio Branco.

The Border Summit will include a meeting with governors of nine Peruvian southern regions around the Inter-Oceanic Highway (Ayacucho, Arequipa, Apurimac, Ica, Cusco, Madre de Dios, Moquegua, Puno and Tacna), and governors of the Brazilian states of Acre, Rondonia, Matto Graso and Amazonas.


Chinese, Egyptian FMs hold talks on boosting co-op -- Xinhua

CAIRO, April 21 (Xinhua) -- Visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi and his Egyptian counterpart Ahmed Abul Gheit held talks Tuesday, during which they agreed to strengthen cooperation between the two countries.

Yang said Egypt is an important partner of China among developing countries, and the bilateral relations have stepped into a new phase after establishing ties of strategic cooperation 10 years ago. China cherishes its relations with Egypt and is willing to expand the cooperation in various areas.