Deputy Secretary Sullivan's Meeting With Brazilian Presidential Foreign Policy Advisor Fred Arruda

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Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
May 23, 2018


The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:

On May 22, Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan met with Brazilian Presidential Foreign Policy Advisor Fred Arruda. The Deputy Secretary reaffirmed the importance of our strong bilateral relationship and expressed appreciation for Brazil’s support in advancing mutual priorities in the region and globally. During the meeting, they discussed how best to address the deteriorating situation in Venezuela, especially the lack of credibility and legitimacy of the elections on Sunday, May 20.