Press Releases: U.S.-Brazil Political-Military Dialogue

By Newsroom America Feeds at 11 Oct 2017

Media Note

Office of the Spokesperson

Washington, DC

October 11, 2017

On October 11, Karen Williams, Senior Advisor for the Bureau of Political Military Affairs, U.S. Department of State; Ambassador Nelson Tabajara, Head of the Department of Defense and Security Affairs, Ministry of External Relations of Brazil; and Admiral Carlos Eduardo Arentz, Deputy-Chief of Policy and Strategy of the Ministry of Defense chaired the 2017 U.S.-Brazil Political-Military Dialogue at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C.

This will be the first iteration of this longstanding security dialogue under the Trump Administration. The U.S.-Brazil Political-Military Dialogue reflects our shared commitment to strengthen bilateral defense and security relations. The dialogue covered a broad array of political military topics including continuing efforts to enhance partnerships in security cooperation, defense trade, and peacekeeping.

For further information, please contact the Office of Congressional and Public Affairs in the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs at, and follow PM on Twitter @StateDeptPM.

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