Brazil elections 2022: Brazilian President says Armed Forces will not interfere in elections

The Armed Forces have been part, since last year, of the Electoral Transparency Commission (CTE), created by the TSE itself, involving different bodies. The objective was to give even more transparency to the electoral process.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - President Jair Bolsonaro said on May 12, during a live broadcast on social networks, that the Armed Forces will not interfere in elections. The statement responded to the president of the Superior Electoral Court (TSE), Edson Fachin, who earlier criticized attempts to discredit the Brazilian electoral system.

"I don't know where he [Fachin] is getting this ghost that the Armed Forces want to interfere in the Electoral Justice. There is no interference; nobody wants to impose anything, nobody wants to attack the ballot boxes, attack Democracy, nothing like that. Nobody is engaging in anti-democratic . . .

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