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Foreign leaders express concern about Brazil after invasion of Congress and Supreme Court

The Prime Minister of Italy, the conservative Giorgia Meloni, expressed herself on social networks defining as “unacceptable” the images of the invasions to institutional offices and as “incompatible with any form of democratic dissidence”.

In her message, Meloni also calls for a return to normality and expresses her solidarity with Brazilian institutions.

Center-right Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou shared a note issued by the Uruguayan Foreign Ministry, in which his government condemns the episodes of violence against institutions in Brazil.

Giorgia Meloni. (Photo internet reproduction)
Giorgia Meloni. (Photo internet reproduction)

The text also calls for “respect for the rule of law, democracy, and its government.”

Paraguayan President Mario Abdo, right-wing and close to former President Jair Bolsonaro, also used social media to express concern about the Brazilian situation, stressing that “the path must always be respected for institutions, democracy, freedom, and nonviolence.

Joe Biden, president of the United States, where Bolsonaro went after leaving the presidency, even tagged Lula’s Twitter account in his statement.

In it, the American condemned “an attack on democracy and the peaceful transfer of power” and said he was “eager” to continue working with Lula da Silva.

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