US And Brazil Seek To Fuel Friendship

Posted on Friday, March 30 at 11:14 by jensonj
US state department officials have referred to the country as being a strategic partner, and claim that their teamwork is likely to fuel a world revolution in alternative energy. So it is little wonder that Brazil's President Luis Inacio Lula da Silva will, on Saturday, become the first Latin American leader received by George W Bush in the presidential residence at Camp David. 'National security' But in spite of the kind words exchanged on both sides, several politicians and local producers in the US have expressed concern about the role played by America's new best friend. At a recent event in Washington, Senator Barack Obama told the BBC: "Brazil has done an excellent job in encouraging its own biofuels industry. America should follow suit." Story from BBC NEWS: Published: 2007/03/30 12:36:07 GMT


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