Bolsonaro thanks Netanyahu for ‘strengthening the partnership’ with Brazil

Jair Bolsonaro and Benjamin Netanyahu, in Rio de Janeiro, 2019.
Image: Fernando Frazão/Agencia Brasil
Jair Bolsonaro and Benjamin Netanyahu, in Rio de Janeiro, 2019. Image: Fernando Frazão/Agencia Brasil

Brasília, Brazil — On Monday, June 14th, President Jair Bolsonaro used his social media to thank Netanyahu for “strengthening the partnership” between Brazil and Israel.

“I thank Benjamin Netanyahu, my great friend, for the great work we were able to develop together to strengthen the partnership between our countries and promote the well-being of our peoples. I’m sure that luck and his immense talent will not be absent in this new stage [of life]”, wrote Bolsonaro on Facebook and Twitter.

The message continued, saying “I also welcome the new Israeli government and wish Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and Foreign Minister Yair Lapid, on the success of their elections and the formation of their government. Rest assured that Brazil will keep supporting Israel and the Jews”.

– Agradeço a Benjamin Netanyahu – בנימין נתניהו, meu grande amigo, pelo ótimo trabalho que pudemos desenvolver juntos no…

Posted by Jair Messias Bolsonaro on Monday, June 14, 2021

Netanyahu was at Bolsonaro’s nomination in January 2019 and received the visiting Brazilian leader in Israel in March of the same year.

On different occasions, Bolsonaro expressed his admiration for the Israeli people and promised to move the Brazilian embassy to Jerusalem before the end of his term as president of Brazil.

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