Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
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Our commitment now is to work and starting now because we have a lot to do. We have the World Cup 2014, and we have the Olympics in 2016. Brazil is lucky because we had been working hard for a while. We are investing billions of dollars in infrastructure.
Not to touch the Brazilian embassy.
The G7 group cannot control the world's financial situation on its own any more. It's essential that emerging nations contribute.
I think with this strategic partnership between the EU and Brazil… and indeed between the EU and Mercosur, because we will certainly make progress… I think the important thing is that those things that are working well should continue to work well and those which are working less well need to be improved.
Today I am more optimistic than ever that we are close to finding a deal on the Doha round.
But I also humbly believe this country improved extraordinarily in comparison to the eight years in which the last government was in power.
I don't think the British model is one we should envy or want to copy. Unemployment figures may be somewhat lower that here. But if you look at the major elements that make up a society, be it health, or the fight against poverty, you will see that we are much better off than the British.