Brasilia, September 26 (RHC)--The leader of the Brazilian Worker's Party parliamentary group, Paulo Pimenta, says his people apologize to the Cuban people for the inadmissible and aggressive statements made by President Jair Bolsonaro.
"I want first of all to apologize, on behalf of my people, to Cuba for the gratuitous and unrestrained aggressions uttered in an unacceptable and inadequate manner by President Jair Bolsonaro at the opening of the United Nations debates on Tuesday morning,' Pimenta told Prensa Latina.
He pointed out that 'unfortunately the world could see what we Brazilians are experiencing: an authoritarian president, who reveals a profound contempt for Our America, for our peoples, and feels no shame in saying or declaring himself an unconditional ally of the United States, and behaving like a lackey of American interests'.
The parliamentarian denounced that the extreme right-wing leader made a speech at the opening of the 74th session of the United Nations Assembly, in New York, which 'shames the Brazilian people and international diplomacy'.
Pimenta insisted that 'the Cuban people are a friendly people of Brazil, Cuba is a friendly nation of Brazil, the majority of our population has a deep respect and esteem of the island, and we are very pleased with the work done here by Cuban doctors'.
Sadly, he reiterated, Bolsonaro's speeches are words that embarrass and 'we would like, with much heart, that the Cuban people receive our most sincere apologies for the very unpleasant and serious situation provoked by this subject'.
The Brazilian people deeply regret having chosen Bolsonaro, Pimenta finally remarked.