Brazil - Q&A - (Oct. 31, 2022)

Published: Wed Nov 02 2022

Q: Relations between France and Brazil were more than tense during the Bolsonaro presidency, especially with regard to environmental policy in the Amazon and the EU-Mercosur agreement. What changes do you expect President Lula da Silva to make to normalize our relations? Is it possible that France will end its opposition to the EU-Mercosur agreement?

A: Please consult the statement I made earlier today.

Q: Are you afraid that Bolsonaro or his followers will contest the election results? Is there anything you want to say on that topic?

A: Yesterday's election demonstrated the vitality of Brazilian democracy. The voters have spoken and once again, we would like to congratulate the president-elect.

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