Bolsonaro dismisses his deputy for suggesting the West should “use force” against Russia
February 25, 2022 04: 59 GMT
The president stressed that Brazil was ” working for peace “and noted that last week he had” extraordinary contact ” with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow.
Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday repudiated his deputy, Hamilton Mourao, for saying the West should” use force ” against Russia to defend Ukraine and avoid the possibility of the conflict spilling over to other countries in the region.
“The person who talks about foreign policy is president Jair misias Bolsonaro and the last point, Article 84 of the Constitution says ; with all due respect, this person who spoke can not speak , it is not his competence , the decision is mine, no one talks about this except me, No one can get involved in what does not matter to him“, Said the president during his usual transfer on Thursday by the social network Facebook Facebook.
Mourao told the local press that his country should not be neutral in the face of the Russian “invasion” of Ukraine , and that other countries should also accompany the Kiev government in the conflict, the portal reported E 1.
In response to these statements, Bolsonaro, who has had a tense relationship with the vice president for two years, said that Brazil “Working for peace” He recalled that last week, during an official visit to Moscow , he had “Exceptional connection” With President Vladimir Putin.
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