Brazil's president says European nations must cooperate better to exit the financial crisis they face — and they shouldn't rely on growth in developing nations for help.

President Dilma Rousseff spoke Monday in Brasilia alongside Spain's king, who is visiting Brazil leading a business delegation.

Rousseff says Brazil's message to the upcoming G20 meeting is that Europe needs to stop bickering and act in unison.

She also says getting the global economy back on track "cannot rely solely on the measures adopted by developing nations."

An expanding middle class in nations like Brazil and their demand has helped the bottom lines of many multinational companies.

Spain's King Juan Carlos says that his nation has the "commitment and determination" to shrug off the crisis and that its governing institutions are solid.