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US Embassy says Brazil's elections are “model” for the world after meeting with Bolsonaro

Jair Bolsonaro
President Jair Bolsonaro (PL).| Photo: Isac Nobrega/PR.

The United States Embassy in Brazil said this Tuesday (19) that the Brazilian elections serve as a “model for the world”. The demonstration takes place after President Jair Bolsonaro (PL) gathered ambassadors at the Planalto Palace to question the Brazilian electoral system. “Brazilian elections conducted and tested over time by the electoral system and democratic institutions serve as a model for the nations of the hemisphere and the world”, reads the note.

The charge d’affaires of the US Embassy, ​​Douglas Koneff, participated in the meeting with Bolsonaro this Monday (). “As we stated earlier, Brazil’s elections are for Brazilians to decide. The United States trusts in the strength of Brazilian democratic institutions. The country has a strong track record of free and fair elections, with transparency and high levels of voter participation,” the statement reads.52132304311

“We are confident that the Brazilian elections of 2022 will reflect the will of the electorate. Brazilian citizens and institutions continue to demonstrate their deep commitment to democracy. As Brazilians trust their electoral system, Brazil will once again show the world the lasting strength of its democracy”, concludes the diplomatic representation.

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