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Germany: Berlin 'up for good cooperation' with Bolsonaro - FM spox.

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October 29, 2018 at 17:54 GMT +00:00 · Published

Germany will continue to work closely with Brazil, said spokesperson for the Foreign Office Rainer Breul during the weekly press briefing in Berlin on Monday.

When asked if Berlin is "up for cooperation with a far-right government," government spokesperson Steffen Seibert stated "we will also work with the new government, as the country is of significance in Latin America. We will also measure the action of the new Brazilian president."

Jair Bolsonaro secured 55.1% of the votes in the Brazilian presidential elections, defeating the Workers' Party (PT) candidate Fernando Haddad. He will be inaugurated at the beginning of next year.

During the conference, journalists also asked about Angela Merkel's earlier announcement of stepping down as CDU head, to which no further comments were given.

Germany: Berlin 'up for good cooperation' with Bolsonaro - FM spox.01:49
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Germany will continue to work closely with Brazil, said spokesperson for the Foreign Office Rainer Breul during the weekly press briefing in Berlin on Monday.

When asked if Berlin is "up for cooperation with a far-right government," government spokesperson Steffen Seibert stated "we will also work with the new government, as the country is of significance in Latin America. We will also measure the action of the new Brazilian president."

Jair Bolsonaro secured 55.1% of the votes in the Brazilian presidential elections, defeating the Workers' Party (PT) candidate Fernando Haddad. He will be inaugurated at the beginning of next year.

During the conference, journalists also asked about Angela Merkel's earlier announcement of stepping down as CDU head, to which no further comments were given.

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