Eduardo Bolsonaro Defends Possession of Nuclear Weapons

Deputy and son of the president defends armament for Brazil to be "taken more seriously"; according to him, the "political correctness" prevents him from mentioning the potential for war with Venezuela.

By Richard Mann, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - During an event of the Foreign Relations Commission of the House of Representatives, which he chairs, Eduardo Bolsonaro (PSL-SP) defended the possession of nuclear weapons and said that "political correctness" prevents him from speaking openly about the possibility of war with Venezuela.

The meeting, on the afternoon of Tuesday, was a reunion of the parliamentarian with students from the War College, an institution in which Army, Navy, and Aeronautical servicemen are trained.

"Nuclear bombs guarantee peace. If we had already completed nuclear submarines, which have much greater autonomy in the . . .

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