February 2, 2023
Jake Sullivan esteve em Brasília há um mês para uma série de reuniões com o governo Bolsonaro -  (crédito: SERGIO LIMA)

Lula will meet with the US defense secretary this Monday

12/5/2022 at 11:50 AM / Updated 12/5/2022 at 11:52 AM

Jake Sullivan was in Brasilia a month ago for a series of meetings with the Bolsonaro government – (Credit: SERGIO LIMA)

Meets President-elect Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (PT). US National Security Advisor Jack Sullivan🇧🇷 The meeting started on Monday (12/5) at 11am in Brasilia, at the hotel where PT members are staying.

This is stated in a press release issued by the US government Sullivan will discuss the relationship between nations🇧🇷 During the meeting, Sullivan will discuss how the United States and Brazil can work together on common challenges such as combating climate change, protecting food security, promoting democracy and managing regional migration.

The meeting was attended by former Mayor of São Paulo Fernando Haddad (PT), Senator Jacques Wagner (PT-BA) and former President Celso Amorim.

According to the published document, the meeting continues the dialogue that had been initiated Biden’s phone call to LulaAfter winning the election, they talked about keeping the intergovernmental dialogue open.

Sullivan will also meet Navy Admiral Flavio Rocha, Secretary of Strategic Affairs to President Jair Bolsonaro (PL).

Travel to America

In today’s meeting, Lula will also finalize the details of his trip to the US. In a press conference on the 2nd, the Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil (CCPP) petista said that the visit will take place after the diplomacy of the PresidentScheduled for December 12th.

The meeting’s agenda in the US territory will include subjects such as democracy and the war between Russia and Ukraine, which has lasted more than nine months.

“I think we are going to talk politics. I want to talk about the Brazil/United States relationship, I want to talk about Brazil’s role in the new world geopolitics, I want to talk to him about the war in Ukraine, he pointed out then that there is no need for war.

Lula compared Bolsonaro to former US President Donald Trump, saying both had done equal damage to democracy. “We have a lot to talk about because America, like Brazil, suffers from the need for democracy. The damage Trump did to American democracy is the same damage Bolsonaro did to Brazil,” he concluded.

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