In an attempt to remain in office, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ernesto Araújo, went this Thursday morning (25) to the official residence of the President of the House, Arthur Lira (PP-AL), to provide explanations on Itamaraty’s action in the fight against the pandemic.
The move comes a day after Lira demanded a change of course in Itamaraty’s performance and the Chancellor was questioned heavily by a group of senators. According to reports, Ernesto is aware of the high temperature of his fry and has requested a meeting to try to justify himself.
During the meeting, the minister reported on what has been done so far by the Itamaraty Palace in the fight against Covid-19, while Lira, according to the MP’s allies, reinforced the collection carried out during of this Wednesday’s meeting (24): an improvement in diplomacy is needed with more dialogue with countries like the United States and China.
The Chancellor’s idea is also to facilitate a meeting with Senate President Rodrigo Pacheco (DEM-MG), to detail the portfolio’s efforts in importing supplies and vaccines against the coronavirus.