The President of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, highlighted this Monday that the elections of Brazil they showed that “were left behind” the hit of State reiterating its congratulations to Luis Inacio Lula Da Silva for leading in the first round.
Congratulations to all Brazilians, our brothers, because it was a democratic, exemplary day. The fateful time of coups d’état, of taking power by force, is already behind us, already in Brazil and all of America it is the democratic path that prevails “,expressed in his morning press conference.
The president mentioned that the Latin American country was an example of how elections should be held without complaints or accusations of fraud, as, he said, happened in Mexico a few years ago.
Elections in Brazil
In this sense, the election in Brazil was an example, in the field of democracy. You do not hear any complaints, the word fraud is not mentioned, the results are given as soon as the tables are closed, everything is transparent”,
The leftist candidate Workers’ Party (PT) will still have to face the current president, the far-right Jair Bolsonaro, in a second electoral round on October 30.
With 99.99% scrutinized, Lula da Silva won with 48.43% (57.25 million votes) against 43.2% (51.07 million votes) of Bolsonaro in the first electoral round in Brazil.
Yesterday I congratulated whoever won the first round, Lula obtained around 48% of the votes, President Bolsonaro 43%”,
López Obrador recalled.
Although he usually says that he does not like to give his opinion on foreign affairs, the Mexican president has previously shown his sympathy with Lula, for whom he reaffirmed his sympathy last week and whom he called a “blessing” Y “alternative” for Brazil last July
The former Brazilian president visited Mexico last March, when he met with López Obrador, who in 2021 celebrated the annulment of the prison sentences against the former Brazilian president after having received sentences totaling almost 26 years in prison for corruption in 2017.
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