Published on 9/15/2020 6:47 PM / Updated on 9/15/2020 6:49 PM
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With 17 days left before the first round of elections, the President of the Republic Jair Bolsonaro (PL) He will arrive in New York on the nineteenth, where he will participate in the opening of the seventy-seventh session of the United Nations General Assembly. The agenda begins with a speech. The CEO will remain in the city until the 20th, when he will return to Brazil. Under the motto “Solutions through Solidarity, Sustainability and Science”, the association convenes until the 26th.
According to the Secretary for Multilateral Political Affairs at the State Department, Ambassador Paulino Franco de Carvalho Neto, the CEO should not meet with leaders of major powers, such as the United States. He claimed that the agenda was incompatible due to the short time he was there, but said that there was a possibility of other important meetings the day before, in London, During the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II.
There are two aspects that affect the list of Heads of State and Government with which the President can speak. The first is the short time the president will spend in New York. Little time, less than last year. The second reason, Carvalho Neto explained, is the possibility of meetings in London with other leaders.
The ambassador reported that Itamaraty suggested for Bolsonaro’s speech at the United Nations topics such as the consequences of the pandemic, the war in Ukraine, climate change and food security. Elections in Brazil can also be cited. According to him, Brazil will also advocate the reform of the organization’s Security Council.
After the assembly, the CEO will meet with Presidents Guillermo Laso (Ecuador), Alejandro Giamatti (Guatemala), Andrzej Duda (Poland) and Alexandre Foy (Serbia), as well as a meeting with the UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres.
Bolsonaro will leave Brazil on the 17th, after participating in a rally for Jesus, in Caruaro, Pernambuco.
On the 12th, Bolsonaro said he would leave the state on Saturday night for London. From there it will go to the United Nations General Assembly.
In the evening I leave for the UK. Let’s say goodbye to Queen Elizabeth. Then, on Monday evening, I go to the United States for the opening of the United Nations. He told his supporters at the time, in the middle of the night, that I intend to be here.
The First Lady Michelle BolsonaroHe must also accompany the President as well as Foreign Minister Carlos Franca. At the United Nations, they were joined by the Minister of Communications, Fabio Faria, the Chief of Staff, Ciro Nogueira, the Minister for the Environment, Joachim Leit, and the head of the SAE, Admiral Flavio Rocha; In addition to Federal Representative Eduardo Bolsonaro (PL), the president of the chamber, Arthur Lira, and the head of campaign liaison, Fabio Wajngarten.
With Bolsonaro’s trip, the presidency will be taken over on an interim basis by the president of the Senate, Rodrigo Pacheco (PSD-MG), who is not running. Vice President Hamilton Muraw (Republic) and House Speaker Arthur Lyra (PP-AL) will have to stop their campaign programs and travel abroad to avoid disqualification. The general will fulfill his agenda in Peru, and Lira, as mentioned, will accompany Bolsonaro to the United Nations.
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