We extend our full support to the Brazilian authorities: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
| Photograph Credit score: ANI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday, January 9, 2023, joined different world leaders in conveying concern concerning the rioting in Brasilia that broke out after supporters of ex-President Bolsonaro attacked the Nationwide Congress, presidential palace and the Supreme Court docket of Brazil.

Mr. Bolsonaro who is understood to be in Florida has refused to acknowledge the presidential election of October that he misplaced to Lula da Silva. 

“Deeply involved concerning the information of rioting and vandalism towards the State establishments in Brasilia. Democratic traditions have to be revered by everybody. We prolong our full assist to the Brazilian authorities,” stated PM Modi in a remark shared in his social media account. Prime Minister Modi had congratulated President Lula earlier after he was sworn to workplace for the third time period.

“I want him a profitable third time period and sit up for working with him to strengthen India-Brazil Strategic Partnership,” Mr. Modi had stated.  India maintained cordial relation with the federal government of President Bolsonaro who was invited because the Chief Visitor for the 2020 Republic Day celebrations.

Following the riots a number of worldwide figures like Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, President Emmanuel Macron of France and the U.S. President Joe Biden condemned the violence and destruction unleashed by the supporters of President Bolsonaro. 

“I condemn the assault on democracy and on the peaceable switch of energy in Brazil. Brazil’s democratic establishments have our full assist and the desire of the Brazilian folks should not be undermined. I sit up for persevering with to work with President Lula,” stated President Biden in his official Twitter deal with. 

President Macron stated, “The Will of the Brazilian folks and democratic establishments have to be revered.” The Authorities of Venezuela has additionally condemned “political violence” in Brazil and expressed assist to the Brazilian folks. 

A number of South American diplomatic missions joined the refrain protesting towards the violence that Mr Bolsonaro has refused to sentence.

Noteworthy that a couple of right-wing US commentators and political figures together with former White Home Chief Strategist Steve Banon have supported the rioters alleging the Brazilian presidential election was “stolen”. 

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