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Lebanese Foreign Ministry condemns acts of violence in Brazil

Beirut, Jan 10 (Prensa Latina) The Lebanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants on Tuesday condemned the acts of violence and vandalism that affected the federal democratic institutions in Brasilia.

On Twitter, the Lebanese Foreign Ministry affirmed the Brazilian citizens’ right to peaceful freedom of speech alongside the need to respect the results of the last elections.

Lebanese diplomacy emphasized the importance of preserving legitimate institutions and maintaining Brazil’s stability.

Radical demonstrators, supporters of defeated far-right wing President Jair Bolsonaro, invaded the headquarters of the National Congress, the Supreme Court, and the Planalto Palace, the seat of the Executive Power, on Sunday in an attempted coup d’état against President-elect Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.

Lebanon joined the rejection of governments and international and regional organizations against the attacks in Brazil.

Most compared to the January 6, 2021 assault on the United States Capitol Building by supporters of outgoing President Donald Trump.