GZERO VIDEO: Brazil must maintain good terms with East and West, says country’s ex-president, World News & Top Stories
NEW YORK (GZERO MEDIA) – The Brazilian government has no choice but to try to maintain good terms with the East and the West, says former Brazilian President Fernando Henrique Cardoso, who served from 1995 to 2003.
Speaking to Mr. Ian Bremmer, President and Founder of Eurasia Group, Mr. Cardoso shared his perspective on his nation’s relationship with China, climate change, Brazil’s role in the world and attempts world peace.
“We are also not afraid that it is possible that Brazil is influenced by China. For us as a nation, what is important is to be on good terms with different parts of the world, including Latin America, ”he said. .
Brazil is the largest economy in Latin America and has long been seen as an emerging world power. Its ties with China are closely watched by many.
In addition to Brazil’s complicated relationship with China, Mr Cardoso – who remains an influential figure in the country – will also address topics such as Brazil’s increasingly divided society, the potential fate of its current far-right leader , the prospects of its most likely challenger and the climate crisis in the Amazon.
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