BrazilAccording to Lula, the presidential palace opens from the inside
According to Brazil’s president, the rioters who broke into the presidential palace on Sunday were helped from within.
The Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva said firmly on Thursday Opponents who invaded Presidential Palace at Sunday Brazil It announced a “deep” staff reassessment with help from within.
“I am sure that the door of Planaldo Palace is open for people to enter because no door has been broken,” the left-wing leader said during his first breakfast with journalists since his inauguration. Jan. 1. “That means somebody facilitated their entry here,” he insisted. “How can I have someone at my office door who can shoot me?” asked Lula.
Chaos in the capital
Rejecting his election defeat against Lula in late October, several thousand supporters of former far-right President Jair Bolsonaro sowed chaos in the capital on Sunday, occupying the presidential palace but also the Supreme Court and Congress.
They destroyed everything, including works of art, in an act reminiscent in many ways of the invasion of the Capitol in Washington on January 6, 2021 by supporters of then-President Donald Trump.
“Let’s investigate calmly”
More than 2,000 people were arrested after the unrest, 1,159 of whom were jailed, according to the latest report by authorities. Authorities are investigating who organized the attack and how the protesters were funded.
The 77-year-old president, who is in his third term as Brazil’s president, said as he announced a “profound” revaluation of the palace staff.
“The truth is that the palace is full of Bolsonaros, the military, and we want to see if we can fix (the situation) with professional officers, preferably civilians or those who have been or have been suspended,” he declared.
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