President Jair Bolsonaro said in a social network on Monday (1st) that he spoke by phone with the President of the United States, Donald Trump.
According to Bolsonaro, on the call, the two talked about expanding the G7, a group that brings together the main economies of the world (United States, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom and Japan). Trump defends expand the group, including countries like Australia, Russia, South Korea and India.
Also according to Bolsonaro, the two also talked about the sending of respirators by the United States to Brazil.
"I spoke this afternoon with President @realDonaldTrump, to whom I thanked the sending of 1,000 respirators, 50 of which will be assigned to Paraguay. We also talked about the expanded G-7, which Brazil should integrate, as well as issues of Brazilian steel, "Bolsonaro published on the internet.
The call was not foreseen in Bolsonaro's agenda initially released by the Secretariat of Social Communication.
On Monday night, around 8:30 pm, the agenda was updated by the Palácio do Planalto staff, with the information that there was a connection. The conversation, according to the updated document, took place at 4:50 pm and lasted 30 minutes.
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According to Bolsonaro's post, in the conversation, the president thanked Trump for sending a thousand respirators to Brazil. Of these, 50 will be assigned to Paraguay, according to Bolsonaro.
This Sunday (31), the United States announced the sending of two million doses of hydroxychloroquine to Brazil. The drug, which has no proven effectiveness against Covid-19, has its application in patients infected with the new coronavirus advocated by Bolsonaro.
Recent research shows that, in addition to not showing any benefits in the treatment, the use of hydroxychloroquine can generate a higher risk of death and heart worsening during hospitalization for Sars CoV-2.
Entities criticize Bolsonaro's participation in yet another act against democracy
Brazil and the United States have registered demonstrations in recent days. In the case of the United States, anti-racist demonstrations spread to several states after the death of George Floyd, a black citizen, by a white policeman.
The movements have taken place daily, and this Monday was the seventh day followed by protests.
In Brazil, there were anti-democratic demonstrations this weekend, with requests for the closure of the Supreme Federal Court (STF) and Congress, and acts in favor of democracy.