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The White House
Office of the Vice President
For Immediate Release

Readout of the Vice President's Meeting with President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil

The Vice President met with President Dilma Rousseff today on the margins of her inauguration. He congratulated her on behalf of President Obama and underscored the strategic importance of the U.S.-Brazil relationship. The Vice President and President Rousseff agreed on the need to work in equal partnership to develop a robust and ambitious agenda for renewed bilateral, regional, and global cooperation.