Washington, DC - Vice President Mike Pence met with Vice President Hamilton Mourão of Brazil. Both leaders commended the successful and substantive meeting of President Trump and President Bolsonaro last month, and committed to maintaining the momentum it generated across a wide range of policy interests, including defense, security, space cooperation, and trade.

Vice President Pence and Vice President Mourão also discussed at length the man-made disaster in Venezuela, reaffirming their commitment to support the constitutional government of interim President Juan Guaido, and to maintain pressure on the illegitimate Maduro regime. The two leaders discussed a range of concrete actions that can be taken to enhance on-going diplomatic, economic and humanitarian efforts, and to facilitate the return of democracy to Venezuela.