The Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Relations reported Monday (Dec. 31) that the meetings with President-Elect Jair Bolsonaro with some of the foreign authorities confirmed to attend the inauguration ceremony will take place tomorrow and next Tuesday (Jan. 2).
Sixty foreign delegations are expected to attend. The guest list includes 140 people.
Confirmed to attend the ceremony are 11 heads of state and government, 11 chancellors, 18 special envoys, and three international organization directors. Presidents of neighboring countries expected to be present are Sebastián Piñera (Chile), Mario Abdo Benítez (Paraguay), Tabaré Vázquez (Uruguay), Iván Duque Márquez (Colombia), and Marín Vizcarra (Peru).
The US will be represented by State Secretary Michael Pompeo. A meeting between him and Bolsonaro has not been scheduled yet, but the US embassy said the political situation in Venezuela, Nicaragua, and Cuba is on the agenda.
Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in Brazil and is also expected to be at the ceremony.