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Brazilian president wraps up China visit

Updated: 2011-04-16 20:30


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Brazilian president wraps up China visit

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff visits a subsidiary company of ZTE Corporation, a Chinese corporation that designs and provides telecommunication equipment and network solutions, in Xi'an, Northwest China's Shaanxi province, Apirl 15, 2011.[Photo/Xinhua]

Xi'an - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff concluded her 6-day China tour Saturday after visiting Xi'an, an ancient capital in the country's northwest Shaanxi province.

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During her stay in Xi'an, Rousseff visited ZTE, a telecommunications equipment company, and the spectacular Terracotta Warriors unearthed near the mausoleum of China's first emperor Qinshihuang.

The Brazilian president arrived in Xi'an Friday evening after attending the BRICS Leaders Meeting in Sanya of South China's Hainan province and the annual meeting of the Boao Forum for Asia.

The BRICS groups Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.

Chinese President Hu Jintao held talks with Rousseff during her stay in Beijing. The two leaders signed a joint communique that highlights their "broad consensus" on areas from bilateral trade to global governance.

It was Rousseff's first state visit to China since she took office in January.

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