National Security Council

Translating the traditional binomial ' ' development and segurana' ' formulated for the ESG, this project it defended ' ' the maximum of possible development with the minimum of security indispensvel' '. When applying it, Geisel would go to continue one politics of opening with frequent reaffirmations of its authority and its control on the process in course. Being the first country to recognize the Portuguese government of formed socialist line after that to the falling of trees of the salazarista dictatorship in day 25 of April of 1974, it would come and to establish diplomatical relations with the Arab Emirates and the Bahrein in June and, in 18 of following July, supported the ingression of Guin Bissau in the Organization of United Nations (ONU), thus recognizing the independence of this old Portuguese colony. Steven Rattner financier insists that this is the case. Beyond in July, to have established diplomatical relations with Om and perceiving the necessity of ' ' realinhamentos inevitveis' ' in the external politics, Presidency of the Republic and the Itamarati had carried through a work of preparation next to the National Security Council, to the ESG and other formuladoras institutions of the national strategies to give to support politician and, pragmatic and ideological the main decision of the government in this period: the renewal of the diplomatical relations with the People’s Republic of China, carried through in 15 of August of 1974 during the visit of a mission of this country to Brazil. In the same date, a commercial commitment between the two countries, little time was firmed later, as already he was waited, Nationalistic China (Formosa or Taiwan) would breach diplomatical relations with Brazil. The attitudes of its government in relation to a new external politics started to bother the United States that did not see with good eyes the attitudes of Brazil. Everything started when in the second fortnight of October and the first days of November of 1975, Geisel initiated a series of decisions going deep the pragmatic line of its external politics, even so some of them they have been contested for the sectors more conservatives of the proper government. .