U.S. Department of Defense
|Release No. NR-232-18||August 13, 2018|
Pentagon Chief Spokesperson Dana W. White provided the following readout:
Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis met with Brazil Minister of Foreign Affairs Aloysio Nunes Aug. 13 at the Itamaraty Palace in Brazil to reaffirm the long-standing bilateral relationship between the United States and Brazil.
The leaders discussed a broad range of defense issues, and the secretary thanked the minister for his country's global leadership in peacekeeping missions around the world.
They agreed their countries' common values of Inter-American principles of human rights, the rule of law, and peace are a solid foundation for a long-term strategic partnership.
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