By choosing to fly to Buenos Aires this Sunday to meet with the Argentine head of state, Alberto Fernández, Lula wanted to respect the tradition that the first departure of a Brazilian president is reserved for his great neighbor. But not only. The Peronist leader is also a loyal friend and ally, who will not be too much to mark the return to the international scene of Brazil, shaken by four years of populism and by an attempted coup a fortnight ago…
The leader of the Workers’ Party will also take advantage of his trip to participate in the summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), which he co-founded. There he will meet the rest of his counterparts, mostly on the left like himself, before flying to Uruguay.
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“Everyone wants to talk to Brazil”
The second stage of “normalization” is scheduled for Brasilia on January 30, where he will receive a visit from the German Chancellor, Olaf Scholz, the first European leader to meet him. Lula will then travel to Washington on February 10 for a face-to-face meeting with President Joe Biden.
“Everyone wants to talk to Brazil“, the head of state welcomed this week. Among them the leaders of anti-democratic regimes such as the Cuban Miguel Díaz-Canel and the Venezuelan Nicolás Maduro, with whom the metallurgist should meet on Tuesday at the Argentina
Source : Le JDD