Secretary Pompeo's Call With Brazilian President-Elect Jair Bolsonaro

Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
October 29, 2018

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:

Secretary Michael R. Pompeo spoke by phone today with Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro. The Secretary congratulated Mr. Bolsonaro on his win and reinforced the vibrant partnership between the United States and Brazil based on our mutual commitment to promote security, democracy, economic prosperity, and human rights. They discussed collaboration on priority foreign policy issues including Venezuela, countering transnational crime, and ways to strengthen economic ties between the United States and Brazil, the two largest economies in the Western Hemisphere.