US, Brazil hold talks on trade, Amazon protection


WASHINGTON (AP) — The USA and Brazil are deepening a brand new period of nearer cooperation with their first high-level strategic dialogue in seven years.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says each nations will search to extend $100 billion in binational commerce and launch an funding fund for the safety of biodiversity within the Amazon area.

Pompeo additionally complimented the administration of President Jair Bolsonaro for supporting Israel and urgent for democratic change in Venezuela.

International Minister Ernesto Araujo is on his sixth go to to the U.S. this 12 months. He stated Friday that partnering with Washington will enable Brazil to realize targets reminiscent of financial development, safety and improvement within the Amazon.

The bilateral embrace represents an ongoing shift in U.S.-Brazilian relations.

In March, President Donald Trump hosted Bolsonaro on the White Home.

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