Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Brazilian Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo

U.S. Department of State

U.S. Department of State

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:‎

Secretary Michael R. Pompeo spoke today with Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo of Brazil. They reaffirmed the close friendship between the United States and Brazil and pledged to continue working together to address the political, economic, and humanitarian crises in Venezuela, their effects on Venezuela’s neighbors, and the need for outside actors, including Cuba, Russia, and China, to stop propping up Nicolas Maduro.