Brazil Oil Giant Petrobras to Keep Iran Office.
Gabrielli was quoted by the local Estado news agency.
Brazil has been under pressure from the United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. to reduce business relations with Iran.
In recent statements, Brazilian officials have called for more negotiations with the Iran over its peaceful nuclear before adopting any sanctions Sanctions is the plural of sanction. Depending on context, a sanction can be either a punishment or a permission. The word is a contronym.
Sanctions involving countries:
In comments last month, Brazilian Foreign Minister Celso Amorim Celso Luiz Nunes Amorim (born 3 June, 1942 in Santos, São Paulo, Brazil) has served as the Foreign Minister of Brazil since 2003. He served a previous term as Foreign Minister from 1993-1995 under President Itamar Franco. said, "Brazil still sees space to negotiate with Iran."
In the past few years, Petrobras has worked in partnership with Iran's government in oil development on Iranian soil. Petrobras has made total investments in Iran of some $30 million.
Gabrielli said the decision to maintain Tehran office despite lack of new investments in Iran was "an internal matter."
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