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  • Monday, April 15th 2024 - 23:59 UTC

    Brazil and Argentina have much in common despite opposing presidents

    Argentina's relations with Brazil are a state policy, Mondino said at a press conference alongside Vieira

    Foreign Ministers Mauro Vieira of Brazil and Diana Mondino of Argentina met in Brasilia on Monday for talks aimed at bringing South America's two largest countries closer together, despite the opposing views of presidents Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and Javier Milei, especially on each other.

  • Tuesday, March 26th 2024 - 20:29 UTC

    Brazilian FM talks global peace with Russian counterpart

    “Brazil does not accept a world in which differences are resolved by the use of military force,” stressed Vieira

    Brazilian Foreign Minister Mauro Vieira held a telephone conversation Tuesday with his Russian colleague Sergei Lavrov during which they reviewed the recent terrorist attack in Moscow and the UN Security Council resolution ordering an immediate ceasefire in Gaza, among other topics. The South American diplomat offered his country's help to cool down the spiraling global tensions.

  • Monday, March 18th 2024 - 18:57 UTC

    Lula says Brazil was “abandoned” under Bolsonaro

    Most ministries were understaffed and lacked social policies, Lula insisted

    Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva said Monday that his country was “abandoned” by the government before his and, therefore, “much remains to be done,” Agencia Brasil reported.

  • Thursday, March 14th 2024 - 19:01 UTC

    Israel's actions in Gaza violate international humanitarian law, Brazil's FM says

    Vieira said he was confident that Brazil's friendship with Israel would survive the behavior of the current government in Tel Aviv

    Brazil's Foreign Minister Mauro Vieira told his country's Senate Thursday that Israel's “blockade of humanitarian aid in the current context of famine and lack of medical supplies in Gaza is a violation of international law,” Agencia Brasil reported. The administration of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu “continues to systematically hinder the entry of trucks with humanitarian aid at the borders with Gaza,” Vieira denounced.

  • Friday, February 23rd 2024 - 10:50 UTC

    Most G-20 FMs agree on two-state solution to Israeli-Palestine conflict

    Two states is “the only possible solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict,” Vieira noted

    Brazilian Foreign Minister Mauro Vieira G20 insisted Thursday in Rio de Janeiro during a summit of G-20 top diplomats that there seemed to be unanimous consensus as to what solution to the Israeli-Palestine conflict should be: Two states. “There was virtual unanimity in support of the two-state solution as the only possible solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict,” Vieira said.

  • Thursday, February 22nd 2024 - 10:32 UTC

    Host Vieira criticizes UNSC on first day of G-20 Foreign Ministers Summit

    Vieira said he hoped the meeting would help tackle world hunger

    Brazil's Mauro Vieira launched Wednesday the 2-day summit of G-20 Foreign Ministers in Rio de Janeiro by criticizing the paralysis of the United Nations Security Council in the face of the record number of conflicts in the world.

  • Wednesday, February 21st 2024 - 10:34 UTC

    Brazilian FM criticizes Israeli colleague for comments about Lula

    Vieira was angered by his Israeli counterpart's remarks about Lula

    Brazilian Foreign Minister Mauro Vieira said the comments from his Israeli colleague Israel Katz regarding President Luis Inácio Lula da Silva's remarks on the situation in Gaza were “unusual and revolting.” Vieira also said Lula's comments were being distorted, Agência Brasil reported.

  • Friday, January 26th 2024 - 11:24 UTC

    Venezuela and Guyana to keep discussing Essequibo issue peacefully

    No significant progress was achieved on Thursday, although none was expected

    After more than five hours of conversations, diplomatic delegations from Venezuela and Guyana agreed on Thursday in Brasilia to discuss the dispute over the oil-rich Essequibo territory peacefully. The gathering at the Itamaraty Palace resulted from talks between Presidents Nicolás Maduro and Irfaan Ali on December 14 in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

  • Saturday, January 20th 2024 - 11:06 UTC

    Brazil assures Beijing of its adherence to the “Once China Principle”

    Vieira said that the “dynamism of Sino-Brazilian relations is also an expression of a new world in the making”after his second day of talks with Wang Yi

    Brazil's government of President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva ratified the South American country's “unequivocal” adherence to the “One China Principle” regarding Taiwan, which Beijing regards as a rogue province. The message was conveyed Friday in Brasilia to Foreign Minister Wang Yi.

  • Friday, January 19th 2024 - 10:17 UTC

    Foreign Ministers of Brazil and China holding key talks

    Wang Yi and Vieira are to meet again Friday

    China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi held a meeting in Brasilia on Thursday with his Brazilian counterpart Mauro Vieira and President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva's special advisor Celso Amorim to discuss trade and cooperation between the two countries, it was reported. Wang Yi and Vieira are to meet again Friday for the signing of a series of agreements after which they will be issuing a joint statement to the press, it was also explained.