By Dorah Feliciano, Contributing Reporter

BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL – President Jair Bolsonaro tried to ease tensions between the country and Arab nations on last night by attending a dinner with 37 ambassadors from Arab countries in Brasilia. According to Bolsonaro, the federal government welcomes trade relations with all countries "with open arms."

"May these commercial ties grow into bonds of friendship, respect, and fraternity," said the Brazilian president in a video released to the press.

The event had been organized by the Brazilian Confederation of Agriculture and Livestock (CAN) and Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed? Login Here