President Dilma Rousseff will take part in the 43rd Summit of the Heads of State of MERCOSUR and Associated States, to be held in Mendoza, Argentina, on 29 June. The meeting of the Heads of State will be preceded by the 43rd Meeting of the Common Market Council (CMC), on 28 June.
The Mendoza Summit will go through ways to improve integration among the member countries, as well as joint projects on science, innovation and productive integration. They will also address the situation in Paraguay and proposals for regional and trade cooperation with countries outside the zone.
At the Mendoza Summit, Argentina will pass on the Pro Tempore Presidency to Brazil.