RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Foreign Minister Ernesto Araújo met with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Washington on Friday, September 13th, where both countries strengthened diplomatic and economic ties between them.
In a statement to the press, the Brazilian chancellor reaffirmed Brazil's sovereignty over the Amazon and the significance of the region's development. Mike Pompeo pointed out that under the leadership of President Jair Bolsonaro, the country is entering a new era of prosperity and economic growth.
"Together, we want to build mechanisms to develop the Amazon region, because we are convinced that this is the . . .