Brazil ambassador reiterates support for Palestinian independence
Published Tuesday 04/02/2014 (updated) 05/02/2014 20:55
BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- The Brazilian ambassador to Palestine on Tuesday reiterated his country's support for a free and independent Palestine.
During a visit to Ma'an News Agency's Bethlehem headquarters, Paulo Roberto Franca told Ma'an's editor-in-chief Nasser Lahham that Brazil would continue to support the Palestinian people in their pursuit of freedom.
Franca also discussed the possibility of media cooperation between Palestinian and Brazilian outlets based on mutual respect and friendship.
Lahham highlighted that the Palestinian people "would never forget Brazil's praiseworthy support to the Palestinian people and their cause."
Head of Ma'an Network's satellite TV channel, Muhammad Faraj, explained to the Brazilian guest that the channel would give special focus to the upcoming football World Cup, which is to be hosted by Brazil.