On the other hand, the Minister of Civil Affairs, Ciro Nogueira, came to the podium and announced that Jair Bolsonaro had authorized him to lead the transfer of power to his successor, whom he called “President Lula”, according to what he gathered.newspaper The globe of the earth.
MADRID, 1 (EUROPA PRESS).- The president of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaroon Tuesday he did not speak openly about the result of the last election in which the leftist candidate Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva he still narrowly won said that it would be in accordance with the Constitution.
After more than 24 hours of silence, Bolsonaro started his short speechof about two minutes, thanking Brazilian citizens in their voice, without mentioning their names defeatand speaking only about “respect the Constitution” in the framework of the transfer of authority.
“I was always labeled as an anti-democrat. Unlike my accusers, I have always played within the four lines of the Constitution. I never spoke about controlling the media and social networks,” he said, pointing out the “poor” representation of the right in Congress, according to the newspaper. Folha de S.Paolo.
Bolsonaro, who raised expectations for the delay, also explained that the roadblocks were motivated by “resentment” caused by the election, and said they were “peaceful protests”, while at the same time making it clear that the methods of his supporters ” they can’t be the left ones”.
After the president’s statement, the minister of civil affairs, Ciro Nogueira, came to the podium and announced that Bolsonaro had authorized him to lead the transfer of power to his successor, whom he called “President Lula,” according to the newspaper. The globe of the earth.
Bolsonaro’s statements come after the governors of several Brazilian states decided to mobilize military police, which are directly responsible to the regions, in the face of apparent federal inaction in removing roadblocks.
Supreme Court judge Alexandre de Moraes confirmed that state security forces can be deployed to cooperate in tasks that, in theory, correspond to the Federal Road Police (PRF), which depends on the central government.
A total of five states – Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Minas Gerais, Rio Grande do Sul and Paraná – mobilized their police this Tuesday and joined Pernambuco, which has been working together with the PRF since Monday to unblock the road.
The protests have been ongoing since former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva won Sunday’s election, and current President Jair Bolsonaro has yet to publicly concede defeat or at least call on his followers to respect democratic channels.