Bolsonaro confirms Brazil embassy move to al-Quds

Chief of Staff Onyx Lorenzoni and far-right President Jair Bolsonaro want to sweep away the leftwing ideology of the Workers Party which ruled Brazil 2003-2016

Brazil's President Open To Possibility Of U.S. Military Base, Expresses Russia Concerns

The newly inaugurated leader, speaking at an Air Force swearing-in ceremony on Friday, further said he is concerned that the latest proposal for the sale of 80 percent of Embraer's commercial aviation business to Boeing Co could ultimately lead to the US planemaker owning all of the new venture.

That is lower than the minimums of 65 years of age for men and 62 for women that were proposed by ex-president Michel Temer.

Bolsonaros security adviser to Augusto Heleno confirmed that Brazil, as the US wanted to move the Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

"The decision is taken", Bolsonaro said late on Thursday in an interview on Brazil's SBT television, as reported by AFP.


Bolsonaro, who took power on Tuesday, said that Russia's support of President Nicolas Maduro's "dictatorship" in neighbouring Venezuela had significantly ramped up tensions in the region and was a worrying development.

Blaming Iran as the major vocal opposition against the embassy move, Bolsonaro further added that "the only weighty voice speaking out against me is Iran".

Brazil has the third biggest prison population in the world, behind the United States and China, with almost 730,000 inmates as of 2016. During part of the war, the Brazilian costal town had one of was the busiest airports in the world.

A former military officer and member of the Brazilian parliament, Bolsonaro ran and won his country's presidency on a platform of disrupting the status quo when it came to foreign relations.


Former Brazilian national security secretary Jose Vicente da Silva believes such a base could be advantageous.

Benjamin Netanyahu became the first Israeli Prime Minister to visit Brazil this week when he attended Bolsonaro's inauguration. This contributed to the fact that Bolsonaro were in the presidential election, and twelve rights candidates in the Governor elections in October.

While legal gun ownership is restricted, drug traffickers and other criminal groups are often heavily armed with automatic weapons.

Immediately after taking office, the President of Brazil made a move that could have catastrophic consequences on the World.


The far-right leader is upending foreign policy dating back over a decade, which saw the leftist Workers Party emphasizing South-South relations and sometimes tussling on the worldwide stage with the United States.

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