Brazil may be a Partner, but not Integrate in NATO, says General Secretary

Donald Trump raised the possibility of including Brazil in the military alliance during President Jair Bolsonaro's visit. This idea was discarded by the leader of the organization.

By Richard Mann, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Secretary-General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), Jens Stoltenberg, denied on Friday (3rd) that Brazil could join the bloc. However, in an interview with Reuters, he said that the country - alike other Latin American countries - could become "a very close partner" of the group.

During President Jair Bolsonaro's visit to Washington, U.S. President Donald Trump said he wanted Brazil as an "extra-Nato priority ally" or even "a member of NATO."

However, only European countries, in addition to the United States, Canada and Turkey, are part . . .

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