Pompeo to meet Netanyahu in Brazil

Pompeo to meet Netanyahu in Brazil

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu while visiting Brazil for the inauguration of President-elect Jair Bolsonaro on January 1, the State Department said in a press release.

"While in Brasilia, Secretary Pompeo will also participate in bilateral meetings with Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu," the release says.

In addition, the Brazil visit includes a bilateral meeting with Bolsonaro and Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo before Pompeo leaves for Colombia on January 2, where he will meet Colombian President Ivan Duque.