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The president of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, in Israel, to assist Benjamin Netanyahu

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Within the midst of the Israeli legislative marketing campaign, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu receives Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro in Israel. On this event, Brasilia introduced the opening of a diplomatic workplace in Jerusalem.

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro began on Sunday 31 March a go to to Israel till 3 April, the place he’s scheduled to carry talks, even with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Brazil opened a diplomatic workplace in Jerusalem, Israel's interim minister of international affairs, Israel Katz mentioned on Sunday.

Elected final October, the far-right chief had initially promised to switch the Brazilian embassy in the holy metropolis

"Obrigado (thanks) for opening a diplomatic workplace in Jerusalem "Israel Katz mentioned in a publish on Twitter accompanied by {a photograph} that reveals him exchanging A handshake together with his Brazilian counterpart Ernesto Araujo.

A number of days after his election final October, Jair Bolsonaro mentioned he needed to switch the Brazilian embassy in Israel in Jerusalem, imitating US President Donald. Trump who acknowledged final December the holy metropolis as Capital of the Hebrew State.

The top of state of Brazil was greeted upon arrival on the Ben Gurion airport in Tel Aviv by the Israeli prime minister, one of many few outstanding leaders who traveled to Brasilia for the inauguration of the intense president simply in early January. Benjamin Netanyahu then greeted a "new fraternity" between the 2 international locations.

On the identical time, the Israeli Minister of Vitality Yuval Steinitz, has declared that the Brazilian state firm Petrobras would take part in a proposal of oil and fuel off the Israeli coast.

Bolsonaro, a weight assist for Netanyahu

For Benjamin Netanyahu, Jair Bolsonaro's three-day official go to is well timed. Within the midst of an election marketing campaign for the ninth common election In April, you may boast the assist of the president of the biggest energy in Latin America.

The Brazilian president is a treasured assist. He had unleashed a heated debate by saying the day after his election on the finish of October, his intention to switch the Brazilian embassy to Jerusalem.

For Jair Bolsonaro, the switch of the embassy can also be a matter of inner politics. It hopes to fulfill the evangelical voters, which could be very near Israel, which contributed enormously to its victory within the October elections.

The Brazilian president, nonetheless, moderated his ardor, his different robust assist, the agribusiness foyer, for worry of reprisals from Arab international locations, with Brazil being the world's largest exporter of halal meat.

With AFP and Reuters



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