Visiting Brazilian Defence Minister Amorim holds talks with Antony

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New Delhi, February 6, 2012

Defence Minister A K Antony today held talks with his Brazilian counterpart Celso Amorim on bilateral defence cooperation and regional security issues.
Amorim, who is on a visit to India from February 4-8, was earlier in the day accorded a tri-Services guard of honour. 
Senior officials of the Brazilian Ministry of Defence and the Brazilian Armed Forces including the Chief of Air Force, accompanying the visiting dignitary, also held meetings with their respective counterparts. The Brazilian Defence Minister will visit Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), Bangalore during his visit.
India and Brazil share common concerns and interests and have a strategic partnership. Nelson Jobim, the previous Brazilian Defence Minister had visited India from March 10-14, 2010.