SAO PAULO – The latest in Brazil's presidential election (all times locally) The two leaders share a story of controversial…
SAO PAULO – The latest in Brazil’s presidential election (all times locally)
The two leaders share a story of controversial statements and bombastic comments.
Press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters in the White House on Monday: “There is only a Donald Trump in my opinion.”
White House says that Trump called Bolsonaro on Sunday night after his election victory.
Sanders says that the US values its “long-term relationship with Brazil” and continues to stand up for its values.
She adds: “We promote human rights all over the world.”
UN says General Secretary Antonio Guterres “noted” Jair Bolsonaro’s election as president in Brazil and looks forward to to continue the cooperation he has had with Brazil when the new president takes office on 1 January.
U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric said Guterres “praises the Brazilian authorities for the orderly holding of the legislative, regional and presidential elections” and “congratulates the Brazilian people on their democratic spirit shown in their participation.”
Dujarric did not answer Monday on whether the UN chief was worried about some of the apparent views of the daring high councils, which had expressed extreme skepticism about the UN.
But he said UN officials “look forward to continuing the very important relationship that the United Kingdom has with Brazil.”
The head of Italy’s right-wing league has welcomed the victory On the right, CEO Jair Bolsonaro, with a message on Twitter that fears it “In Brazil, the citizens sent the left home.”
Matteo Salvini said on Twitter Monday that “the friendship between our people and our governments will be as strong. “
That friendship could be helped by Bolsonaro’s Italian heritage. His grandfather came from the city of Anguillara Veneta, in the province of Padua in northern Italy, while his grandparents came from Lucca in Tuscany.
Anguillara Veneta Mayor Luigi Polo, Berättade il Sole 24 Ore that the family emigrated in 1888 when Bolsonaro’s grandfather was 10. He says that the Italian branch of the family had lost the track over its Brazilian relatives.
The French president Emmanuel Macron has congratulated populist Jair Bolsonaro on being “elected by the Brazilian people to the presidency.”
Macron’s carefully formulated message comes in a statement from Elysee as highlighting the “common values” for the promotion of democratic principles “in the two major economies.
Bolsonaro had been criticized before voting to say he would not accept the election results if he lost.
Monday’s statement also notes that France wants to continue working with Brazil “that with
Bolsonaro recently said that he would not leave the Paris Climate Agreement after having previously threatened to do so.
U.S. President Donald Trump says he has had a “very good conversation” with Brazil’s new highest elected presidential election and they will work together on trade and military.
Trump tweeted Monday morning that he congratulated Jair Bolsonaro on his weekend victory in Brazil’s election, Bolsonaro pointed out “won his race with a significant margin.”
Trump tweets, “We agreed that Brazil and the United States will work close to each other on trade, military and everything else! Excellent conversation, wishing him congratulations!”
Bolsonaro has promised to defend Brazil’s constitution and unite a divided population after a bitter campaign. While driving for Brazil’s presidency, Bolsonaro threw himself as a political outsider despite a 27-year career in Congress.
The French right-wing leader, Marine Le Pen, has sent a message to encourage Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro.
19659037] Le Pen wanted Bolsonaro “Happiness” through her official Twitter account on Monday.
She said he must “correct the very fragile economic, security and democratic situation in Brazil.”
She also interpreted the results as a rebuke by the Brazilians of “widespread corruption and scary crimes that flourished under left-wing governments.” Le Pen has had consistent praise for populist leaders around the world.
The President of the French President Emmanuel Macron’s Center Party in Parliament, Aurore Berge, signed a warning on the Brazilian election results that “no democracy is safe.”
In some of his first words to the nation as presidential election, long-time politician Jair Bolsonaro promised to defend the constitution and unite a bitterly divided population.
His left rival immediately promised to mount a powerful opposition while rights groups warned for the revival of civil liberties.
The juxtaposition emphasized the reality that the end of the election was not the end of acrimony and that numerous challenges are facing Latin America’s largest nation.
Bolsonaro seemed to try to overcome these concerns on Sunday evening and said he would “pacify” Brazil after a race that revealed deep wards and was repeatedly interrupted by violence. The candidate himself was punched and killed almost during the campaign in early September, and there were many reports of politically motivated violence, especially targeted at gay men.
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