Counterterrorism Coordinator Ambassador Nathan A. Sales' Travel to Brasilia and Sao Paolo

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
April 2, 2019

Ambassador Nathan A. Sales, the Coordinator for Counterterrorism, traveled to Brasilia and Sao Paulo April 1-2 to bolster our bilateral counterterrorism cooperation with Brazil against threats from transnational terrorist groups in the Western Hemisphere, including ISIS, al-Qa’ida, and Hizballah. Ambassador Sales raised the importance of strengthening border security and implementing UN Security Council Resolution 2396 to deter terrorist travel. He also discussed the need to counter terrorist financing through robust sanctions regimes and strong investigative, prosecutorial, and judicial capabilities.