Brazil’s Foreign Ministry Replies to Michelle Bachelet’s Statements

In a statement, Itamaraty stressed that Brazil is proud of the "strength and resilience of its democracy" and that the country has demonstrated remarkable "institutional stability" that has enabled it to overcome severe trials over corruption.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Last night, September 4th, the Foreign Ministry published a note in which it said it was dismayed by the statements made by the United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Human Rights and former Chilean President Michelle Bachelet.

In an interview in Geneva, Switzerland, on Wednesday morning, the UN representative said that there was a "decrease in democracy" in Brazil and spoke about police violence in the country. "We saw a . . .

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