The president of Brazil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, invited the other South American heads of state to a meeting in Brasilia on May 30 to promote regional integration
The President of Brazil, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, invited the other South American heads of state to a meeting in Brasilia on May 30 to promote regional integration.
According to a statement from the Brazilian Foreign Ministry, the objective of the meeting is to promote dialogue between all the countries of the region to reactivate the South American cooperation agenda in key areas such as health, climate change, defense, the fight against transnational crime, infrastructure and energy. , among other.
In an EFE report, it is indicated that Lula affirmed that “it is imperative that we return to see South America as a region of peace and cooperation, capable of generating concrete initiatives to face the challenge, which we all share and aspire, of sustainable development with social justice”.
Since he assumed the Presidency of Brazil, on January 1, Lula has been determined to reactivate regional integration and has reinserted Brazil in Unasur and in the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (Celac), which he had abandoned during the administration of Jair Bolsonaro.
In March, the Brazilian foreign minister, Mauro Vieira, maintained that his country wants to relaunch Unasur “with new bases” that arise from the “dialogue with the member countries.”
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