Brazil elections 2022: Defense Minister says Supreme Court Justice Barroso’s speech was a “grave insult”

Luís Roberto Barroso, a prominent Justice of the Brazilian Supreme Court (STF), put forward conspiracy theories about the intentions of the Brazilian Armed Forces, saying that they are "aimed" to attack the Brazilian electoral process to "discredit" it. The activist STF seems out of control by uttering grave insults and is causing lasting damage to the relationship between the institutions.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (Opinion) Brazil's Minister of Defense, General Paulo Sergio Nogueira, rejected on Sunday (24) the statement of the Justice of the Brazilian Supreme Court (STF), Luís Roberto Barroso, according to which the Armed Forces are "aimed" to attack the Brazilian electoral process to "discredit" it.

He said the initiative was "irresponsible" and "a serious offense" and affected "ethics, harmony, and respect between institutions."

"The Ministry of Defense rejects any allusion or insinuation . . .

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