Brazilian FM calls for diplomacy to end conflicts

11:50, June 15, 2010      

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Brazilian Foreign Minister Celso Amorim on Monday stressed the need for dialogue to end conflicts and promote peace.

"Brazil chose dialogue, negotiated solutions and diplomacy as a way to solve conflicts," he said in a speech delivered at a meeting of the International Labor Organization (ILO) in Geneva, according to Brazilian media reports.

"Peace, solid cooperation and fair trade will be the new name of development," said the foreign minister.

Brazilian media said the comments were made in reference, though indirectly, to the Iranian nuclear issue.

Last week, the UN Security Council adopted a resolution to impose a fourth round of sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program. China said that the new UN sanctions against Iran are "aimed to bring Iran back to the negotiating table and activate new round of diplomatic efforts."

Source: Xinhua

(Editor:祁澍文)

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