Washington, DC - Message to the Congress on Designating Brazil as a Major Non-NATO Ally:
TO THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES:
In accordance with section 517 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended (22 U.S.C. 2321k), I am providing notice of my intent to designate Brazil as a Major Non-NATO Ally.
I am making this designation in recognition of the Government of Brazil’s recent commitments to increase defense cooperation with the United States, and in recognition of our own national interest in deepening our defense coordination with Brazil.
DONALD J. TRUMP
THE WHITE HOUSE,
May 8, 2019