India and Brazil have signed 15 accords aimed at forging closer ties between the two emerging market giants across a range of sectors, especially defense, both countries' leaders tweeted on Saturday.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro took to social media to hail the closer cooperation and agreements struck during Bolsonaro's official visit to India.
"Several agreements signed in infrastructure, justice, science and technology, agriculture, oil exploration, mining, health, culture and tourism," Bolsonaro tweeted, adding: "The world's confidence in Brazil is back!"
PM Modi took to Twitter saying, " Apart from robust bilateral cooperation, India and Brazil are also working together at various multilateral forums. We see immense synergies on various issues including the need to uproot the menace of terrorism. India and Brazil will keep working together for a better planet."
Separately, Brazil's foreign minister Ernesto Araujo tweeted that the 15 accords signed by the two countries represent a move "against the structures of globalist thought".
"Brazil is rising to be a great among the greats," he tweeted.