Today, President Donald J. Trump spoke with President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil. President Trump and President Bolsonaro discussed efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. The two leaders noted the importance of a coordinated international response and continued partnership, including a commitment to working closely together through the G20.
The leaders reiterated the significance of slowing the spread of the virus and protecting lives through sharing information, increasing preparedness, and cooperating on therapies and vaccine development. The two leaders also affirmed their continued commitment to aggressively safeguarding jobs and incomes, using all available tools to restore global economic growth.
The President thanked Brazil for its ongoing assistance to help repatriate American citizens seeking to return home and praised the close relationship between the two countries as they continue to address COVID-19.