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Obama in a strategic visit to Brazil.

Obama said he and Rousseff would soon announce "a new economic and financial dialogue to promote trade," as well as expanded collaboration on science and technology." He also cited ongoing cooperation on clean energy, national security, and drug interdiction

The U.S. President, Barack Obama, told brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, that the U.S.  agrees with the postulation of Brazil to have a permanent seat on the UN Security Council, during a meeting between the two at the Presidential Palace on Saturday.

But according to the report of a minister who asked Reuters not to be named  , Obama explained that it is difficult for the United States to do it publicly.

“Obama commented that while supporting the election of a country wins a friend, but also acquires other enemies. He said this to explain how difficult it is for the United States to defend his position publicly,”  told the Minister.

During the press statement, Dilma Rousseff defend the historic position of Brazil  in advocating reform of the Security Council and that Brazil is prepared to occupy a permanent seat.

“In a joint statement the two leaders, they also expressed the need to reform the security council to “respond to the challenges of the 21st Century.”

“(The president) expressed support for a limited expansion of the Security Council to enhance its effectiveness and efficiency as well as their representation. President Obama expressed his appreciation of Brazil’s aspiration to become a permanent member of the board,” says statement.

But at the same time it seeks to reform the Security Council and U.S. support for its demand to have a place as a permanent member, Brazil was once again in a different direction from the U.S. during a vote on the UN security body.

On Friday, Brazil abstained from voting on the resolution that authorized a no-fly zone over Libya and “all necessary measures” to protect civilians against the forces of Libyan Muammar Gaddafi.

At the meeting with Obama, Dilma said that “military action is not always the best way.” According to the report the minister told Reuters, Rousseff took the initiative to address the issue, stressing that Brazil has always advocating peace instead of war, and considered the alternative of dialogue.

In his public statement after his meeting with Dilma, Obama reaffirmed the U.S. position on the matter.

“The people of Libya must be protected and, in the absence of an immediate end to violence against civilians, our coalition is prepared to act, and act with urgency.”

Also , confirming the aim of strengthening trade relations, Brazil and the U.S. signed o 10 agreements establishing bilateral partnerships between the two countries in various fields, such as biofuels, education and use of space.

Both Presidents cconfirmed its position of supporting the closure of Doha Round.