Argentina’s Criticisms of Mercosur Worry Brazil, Says Foreign Minister

After the Bolsonaro administration had shown its displeasure with the return of leftists to power in Argentina, Ernesto Araújo now says Brazil wants the best possible relationship with its neighbor.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In a presentation given on Wednesday, November 27th, Chancellor Ernesto Araújo said that the Brazilian government is concerned about the signals sent by the new Argentinian government in connection with the essence of Mercosur.

"If the second member of Mercosur has such an incompatible vision with what we believe to be the essence of Mercosur, we need to think about it," Araújo said.

The new Argentinian government will take office on December 10th replacing current President Mauricio Macri. Alberto Fernández, Argentina's future president, and Cristina Kirchner, Argentina's vice president, were elected . . .

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