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Lula celebrates left-wing victories in France and the United Kingdom

Lula celebrates left-wing victories in France and the United Kingdom

“We don’t want extreme right, fascist, nazi. We want democracy,” the President said

President Luis Inacio Lula da Silva (PT) This Monday (8.Jul.2024) celebrated the victory of the Labor Party and the NFP (New Popular Front, Left) in the United Kingdom and General Assembly elections that took Keir Starmer to the post of Prime Minister. France, respectively.

“They moved out 14 years ago [trabalhistas] Government and returned with a majority. I think they did not expect such strength in the election process. This is an important step forward.”The president told reporters at the Mercosur summit in Asuncion, Paraguay.

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Lula also mentioned that it was like an election in France “confused” That’s it “Everything seemed to be going wrong”But people, by protesting, must maintain democracy.

The expectation before the election was that Marine Le Pen’s party, the RN (National Regroupment, right), would win a majority of seats in the French parliament.

“We don’t want the extreme right, we don’t want fascism, we don’t want Nazis. We want democracy. That’s what happened in France.”said the PT member.

Lula said he now expects President Emmanuel Macron (Renaissance, center), leader of the LFI movement (Independent France, left), Jean-Luc Mélenchon and former president François Hollande (New Popular Front), among others. “Comrades of the Left in France”Serve the interests of the people.

“A very important weekend. Everything that happens in France has consequences”he said.

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