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Aranha - 2 - Sees Growth of Amity With U. S. Young...
Sees Growth of Amity With U. S. Young Ambassador Warns of World Peril From Strife Abroad Commercial and diplomatic relations relations between the United States and Brazil have attained a peak of amicability since negotiation of the reciprocal tariff pact lust February, said Oswaldo Aranha, Brazilian ambassador ambassador to the United States, Saturday. Saturday. The ambassador spent the day in Salt Lake City on a nationwide nationwide tour. He is accompanied by Major Charles H. Moore, personal aide and educational adviser, and Decio Moura, secretary. Ambassador Aranha has represented represented his nation at Washington for the past eight months, and is one of the youngest diplomats in the national capital. Although only 41 years of age, he is regarded highly as a diplomat. He was a close aide of Getulio Vargas, incumbent president president of Brazil, four and a half years ago, when Vargas conducted a successful successful revolution .in the South American country. . Helped Negotiate Treaty A finance minister in the Vargas cabinet, Ambassador Aranha was sent to the United States when the new tariff policy of the Roosevelt administration was launched. He participated in negotiating the first reciprocal trade agreement made by the United States. Under the agreement Brazil lowered lowered duties on 67 American products, products, consisting largely of manufactured manufactured articles, while the United States placed coffee on the free list, and reduced tariffs on such products products as manganese ore and Brazil nuts. \Vnriis of Strife "Commercial relations between Brazil and the United States were iwyer better,", the diplomat said, pointing out that Brazil now imports imports $70,000,000 worth of American products annually, and ranks second among the nations of the world in total commerce with the United States. Turning from Brazilian-American relations to international affairs, the youthful ambassador presented a dour view, and expressed the hope that "America, both north and south, will keep out of entanglements entanglements so prevalent in the rest of tho world." He said that, in his opinion, world affairs are "going to be worse."

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  1. The Salt Lake Tribune,
  2. 18 Aug 1935, Sun,
  3. Page 58

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