Brazil swears in far-right President Jair Bolsonaro


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The source added that Netanyahu came out of the meeting with Pompeo feeling that Israel has the ability to influence certain aspects of USA policy, and the two countries are now working on plans to make the American troop pull-out as non-disruptive for Israeli security as possible.

Once inside Congress, Mr Bolsonaro and his vice president, retired Gen Hamilton Mourao, took the oath of office. Bolsonaro then read a short speech that included numerous far-right positions he staked out during the campaign.

Mr Bolsonaro was the latest of several far-right leaders around the globe who have come to power by riding waves of anger at the establishment and promising to ditch the status quo. "The with you!"

The Social Liberal Party candidate and former longtime congressman replied to Trump's congratulations, saying, "Together, under God's protection, we shall bring prosperity and progress to our people!"

In his inauguration speech before Brazil's Congress, Bolsonaro called for "a true national pact" to restore his country's lackluster economy, "without ideological bias". Bolsonaro was stabbed in the stomach in a September attack by a knife-wielding lone assailant. "We will continue the same way as before this decision was made", Pompeo said at a press conference with Netanyahu on Tuesday.

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Iraq's prime minister said on Sunday that security officials from Baghdad had met Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus, and hinted at a bigger Iraqi role fighting Islamic State militants as US troops withdraw.

Netanyahu also met with Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez in Brazilt, who according to the source promised to follow in Donald Trump's footsteps and relocate the country's Israelembassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in the coming months. Leftist president such as Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela, Daniel Ortega of Nicaragua and Miguel Diaz-Canel of Cuba - who Bolsonaro has deemed dictators - were not invited.

Tens of thousands of people attended Bolsonaro's inauguration ceremony in Brasilia, which was held under tight security that included warplane patrols, anti-drone technology and multiple crowd barriers.

"We understand the threat that that violation of Israeli sovereignty presents to the region and the country, that threat from Iranian Hezbollah", Pompeo said. That has sparked fears among his adversaries of a return to autocratic rule, but Bolsonaro insists he will respect the country's constitution.

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