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Brazilian and presidential officials mourn the death of Queen Elizabeth II

Brazilian authorities and candidates for the Presidency of the Republic mourned the death of Queen Elizabeth II, at 200 years old, this Thursday (8), in Scotland. The death of the British monarch was confirmed by Buckingham Palace. President Jair Bolsonaro (PL) declared three days of official mourning in Brazil as a sign of regret, and the message was published in an extra edition of the Official Gazette (DOU).

Bolsonaro also spoke about the death of the monarch through social networks. The president said that Brazil received the news with regret and emotion. He highlighted that the queen was “an extraordinary and singular woman, whose example of leadership, humility and love for the country will continue to inspire us and the whole world until the end of time.”

A First lady Michelle Bolsonaro mourned the death of the British monarch on social media. Michelle cited the message sent by the queen to commemorate the 200 years of Brazil’s Independence. “Our condolences to the royal family and the British people on the passing of Queen Elizabeth. May God comfort them. We are grateful for their warm remembrance and congratulations on the 200 years of our independence yesterday” , wrote the first lady on Instagram.

In a note, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs stressed that the Brazilian government received the news of the death with deep regret and stressed that an official three-day mourning period was declared. Itamaraty said that Elizabeth II was a symbol of leadership and stability for the United Kingdom and for the world.

“Remembering the visit of Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh to Brazil is to value the partnership between Brazil and the United Kingdom, which covers a large number of areas – trade, health, investment, academic exchange, science and technology – and whose main objective is to contribute to the well-being of Brazilians and Britons, for the benefit of of the progress of both countries. The Brazilian Government conveys its heartfelt condolences to the royal family, as well as to the government and people of the United Kingdom and other members of the Commonwealth”, reads an excerpt from the note.

The Executive Branch also registered the manifestations of several ministers, among them Ciro Nogueira and Fábio Faria, from the Civil House and Communications portfolios, respectively.

Nogueira offered solidarity to the people of Great Britain and Said the queen’s death means the loss of a symbol world. “Queen Elizabeth has experienced some of the most challenging periods in history. Her trajectory leaves a legacy of dedication to her country”, said the head of the Civil House.

The Minister of Communications also stated that the death of the British monarch is a loss for the entire world. “She was a leader who set an example for many and fulfilled her life mission. May God comfort the family”, wrote Faria.

Legislative Power

Earlier, the president of the National Congress, Senator Rodrigo Pacheco, released a note of to weight. He recalled that the queen was head of state of the United Kingdom and more 14 independent states of the Commonwealth of Nations, and that she led the Commonwealth, the Commonwealth of Nations, organization composed of 56 countries and a population of 2.5 billion people.

According to Pacheco, Elizabeth II “fulfilled her constitutional role with praise and was an example of a statesman”. And he added: “on behalf of the Brazilian National Congress, I offer my condolences to the family and to all the people of the United Kingdom.”

In addition to him, the president of the Chamber of Deputies, Arthur Lira (PP), expressed deep regret and said that the monarch “witnessed the great transformations that the world has gone through in the almost a century that she lived”.

Presidential candidates

The Former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, candidate for president for the PT, also spoke out on social media. Lula paid his condolences and highlighted diplomatic relations with the United Kingdom during his two terms in office. The PT also highlighted that Queen Elizabeth II witnessed and participated in major historical events in recent 80 years. “He marked his era as Head of State, reigning in coexistence with prime ministers of different ideological lines,” said Lula.

On the other hand, Senator Simone Tebet, who is running for the MDB’s Palácio do Planalto, said that the queen was an example of leadership over the decades and that she was also a model of respectful coexistence between state institutions. The candidate also made an indirect criticism of some of her competitors in the October election in her expression of condolence. “His life, his actions, his trajectory serve as a model in a world where values ​​like these have been increasingly debased, as has unfortunately been happening in our country.”

Another presidential candidate to be published A note of regret was Ciro Gomes, candidate for the Presidency of the Republic by the PDT. He said that a cycle was closed in the British monarchy with the death of Queen Elizabeth II, but that “the doors of history are opened for a woman who was a symbol of resilience, personal sacrifice and devotion to the cause of a nation. May she deservedly rest in peace.”

Senator Soraya Thronicke, candidate for president for União Brasil, said that Brazil should value and respect the female figure as the British do. And she highlighted that “Elizabeth II was a woman ahead of her real-time defender of the family, the State and her people. ‘Face it or go ahead’, his greatest teaching”.

Already Felipe D’Avila, who is running for the presidency for the Novo, stated that, with the death of the queen, “the last breath of dignity disappears”. and civility that still remained in politics. According to the candidate, Elizabeth II was considered “a symbol of someone who always knew how to embody the values ​​and traditions of her country and the implacable defense of the crown, democracy and civility”.

Power Judiciary

The President of the Federal Supreme Court (STF), Minister Luiz Fux, released an official note of sorrow for the death of Queen Elizabeth II this Thursday. Fux cited that the monarch “represented a role model for women of the most diverse generations and was a cultural icon of our time”. The magistrate also recalled the Queen’s visit to the STF, when she came to Brazil in 1968.

“I receive with deep regret the news of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The monarch who always stood by her people in periods of great transformations in humanity. An example of high virtues, she represented a model for women of the most diverse generations and was a cultural icon of our time”, he said.

“I remind you that the Queen visited the STF in November 1968, on which occasion she delivered a commendation to the then president of the STF, Minister Luiz Galloti. In her speech, Elizabeth II mentioned the importance of harmony between the powers: ‘I was impressed by the idea, translated into the most daring and beautiful of architectures, of building a Capital around the Three fundamental Powers of the State: the Executive, the Legislative and the Judiciary. work in unison, because, in the end, it is the rule of law that constitutes the most precious asset of the civil state. lized'”, said Fux, in a note.

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