The Vice President of Brazil recognized the victory of Lula da Silva and communicated with his running mate, Geraldo Alckmin

FILE PHOTO. The president of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, and the vice president, Hamilton Mourão (REUTERS / Ueslei Marcelino)

The current Vice President of Brazil, Hamilton Mouraocontacted the vice president-elect, Gerald Alckminas reported CNN Brazil, State, Folha Y Or Balloon. This is the first known contact between representatives of the two formulas that disputed the second round of the presidential elections in which Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva emerged victorious.

However, so far, the president Jair Bolsonaro has not commented on the matterContrary to official protocol, which dictates that the current president must communicate with the person who will soon take office.

Lula himself, who will assume power again on January 1, 2023, after governing between 2003 and 2010, confessed the day before he felt “half happy and half worried.” “I need to know if the president we defeated is going to allow a transition”expressed the leader of the Workers’ Party (PT) before hundreds of his supporters gathered on Paulista Avenue, in the center of Sao Paulo.

In the message sent to Alckmin, Mourão made himself available to contribute to the process of transition involving the business of the vice president. He also told her that he Jaburu’s Palaceofficial residence of the vice presidents of the Republic, will be open for Alckmin and his wife, Lu Alckmin, to discover the space, revealed Or Globe.

The text was sent in the afternoon, but had not yet received a response from Alckmin, they assured. Or Balloon Y CNN.

One of the sons of Jair Bolsonaro, Flavio Bolsonaro, broke the silence who was the protagonist of the presidential environment since last night it was confirmed that Lula da Silva had won the ballotage.

Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and Geraldo Alckmin (REUTERS/Diego Vara/File Photo/File Photo)
Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and Geraldo Alckmin (REUTERS/Diego Vara/File Photo/File Photo)

The Senator for Rio de Janeiro thanked the Brazilians who voted for his father and encouraged them: “Let’s raise our heads and not give up our Brazil.”

In a post on his Twitter account, Flavio Bolsonaro wrote: “Thanks to each one of those who helped us rescue patriotism, who prayed, prayed, took to the streets, gave their sweat for the country that is doing well and they gave Bolsonaro the biggest vote of his life! Let’s raise our heads and not give up on our Brazil! God in charge!”

A few hours later he posted another message: “Dad, I’m with you until the end!”

In this way, Flavio Bolsonaro was the first member of the head of state’s family to speak out after learning the results of Sunday’s elections.

Since the confirmation by the Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) that Lula will return to govern the country from January, Bolsonaro has remained silent.

The far-right leader was seen in the Alvorada Palacethe official residence, and then headed in a convoy to the Planalto Palaceheadquarters of the Executive.

The leader of the government in the Chamber of Deputies, Ricardo Barros, also arrived there, but neither spoke to the press nor confirmed that he will meet with the president.

For months, Bolsonaro has refused to answer whether he would accept the result in the event of a defeat in the elections, saying that he would only recognize elections that he considered “clean”, after making unsubstantiated and already refuted accusations about the security of electronic ballot boxes.

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The Vice President of Brazil recognized the victory of Lula da Silva and communicated with his running mate, Geraldo Alckmin