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Foreign Min. slams Brazilian Pres.: 'Learn to count'

Brazil's Pres. da Silva claims Israel killed 12.3 million children in Gaza; Foreign Min. Katz urges law stipulating that 'every person who wishes to become president must learn to count.'

Foreign Min. slams Brazilian Pres.: 'Learn to count'

Brazil:

President's approval tanks after attack on Israel

Following a tirade comparing Israel to the Nazis, Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva faces his lowest approval ratings in almost a year.

President's approval tanks after attack on Israel

After anti-Israel remarks:

Support for Brazilian President dips

New poll finds that approval of Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's performance has slipped after he compared Israel's war in Gaza to Nazi genocide during World War II.

Support for Brazilian President dips

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Israeli flags fly at pro-Bolsonaro rally in Brazil

Israeli flags flown at rally in support of former Brazilian President, following outrageous anti-Israel comments by the current President.

Israeli flags fly at pro-Bolsonaro rally in Brazil

Brazilian President:

'What the Israeli government is doing is genocide'

Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva doubles down on his anti-Israel rhetoric.

'What the Israeli government is doing is genocide'

Blinken to Brazilian Pres.:

'We do not agree with your comments on Gaza'

Secretary of State tells Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva during meeting that the US does not agree with his comparing Israel's actions in Gaza to those of Hitler.

'We do not agree with your comments on Gaza'

Report:

Brazil Pres. considering clarifying Hitler remarks

Brazilian President Luiz Inacio “Lula” da Silva's associates say he may speak to Jewish community to clarify his remarks saying Israel behaving the same as Hitler if controversy does not die down, but refuses to apologize.

Brazil Pres. considering clarifying Hitler remarks

'Profoundly disrespectful'

WJC President condemns Brazilian President's remarks

WJC President Ronald S. Lauder issues forceful condemnation of Brazilian President's comparison of Israel's actions in Gaza to those of Nazi Germany.

WJC President condemns Brazilian President's remarks

'There's genocide in Gaza'

Colombian President backs Brazilian President

Colombian President Gustavo Petro expresses support for comments made by Brazilian President da Silva, who compared Israel’s actions in Gaza to those of Hitler during World War II.

Colombian President backs Brazilian President

Brazil's FM:

'Israel trying to hide Gaza massacre'

Brazil’s Foreign Minister Mauro Vieira accuses Israeli counterpart Israel Katz of “lying” amid tensions between the two countries.

'Israel trying to hide Gaza massacre'

After comparing Israel to Hitler

Brazil's President recalls ambassador to Israel

Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva announces that the Brazilian ambassador will be recalled amid tensions between the countries.

Brazil's President recalls ambassador to Israel

Foreign Min. to Brazil Amb.:

Tell da Silva he is a persona non grata in Israel

Comparing Israel to Nazis is 'an embarrassment and disgrace and a serious antisemitic attack,' Foreign Min. Israel Katz tells Brazil's Amb. Federico Mayer.

Tell da Silva he is a persona non grata in Israel

Combat Antisemitism Movement:

Comparing Israel to Nazis 'morally repugnant'

Combat Antisemitism Movement slams Brazilian Pres. da Silva's statements comparing Israel to Nazis, demands 'immediate apology and retraction.'

Comparing Israel to Nazis 'morally repugnant'

'Immoral distortion of history'

Herzog condemns Brazilian President

President Herzog commented on President Lula da Silva's comparison of Israel's war to the Nazai atrocities. "Just yesterday, I presented a book found in Gaza praising and glorifying Hitler’s ideology and the Holocaust.'

Herzog condemns Brazilian President

President of Brazil:

'Israel performing genocide like Hitler'

President of Brazil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, compared IDF actions in Gaza to Hitler’s actions against Jews in WW2. Following this statement Brazil’s Ambassador in Israel was called for a disciplinary hearing.

'Israel performing genocide like Hitler'

Brazil:

President Lula fires army chief following capital uprising

Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva fires army chief following January 8 uprising by supporters of former President Bolosnaro.

President Lula fires army chief following capital uprising

Biden conveys 'unwavering support' for Brazil

US President speaks to Brazilian counterpart, one day after protesters stormed government buildings.

Biden conveys 'unwavering support' for Brazil

Bolsonaro condemns 'invasions' by his supporters

Brazil's former President says successor's accusations that he incited his supporters are "baseless".

Bolsonaro condemns 'invasions' by his supporters

Biden:

'I condemn the assault on democracy in Brazil'

US President offers support for Brazil after supporters of former President invade Congress, presidential palace and Supreme Court.

'I condemn the assault on democracy in Brazil'

Brazilian President:

'The vandals will be found and punished'

Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva denounces supporters of his predecessor who stormed Congress.

'The vandals will be found and punished'

Brazil:

Court rejects Bolsonaro's bid to challenge election results

Head of Brazil's electoral court rejects Bolsonaro's complaint against run-off vote.

Court rejects Bolsonaro's bid to challenge election results

Brazil:

Bolsonaro challenges election results

Brazilian President says votes from some machines should be "invalidated".

Bolsonaro challenges election results

Brazil's da Silva calls for peace and unity in victory speech

Brazilian President-elect Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva vows to serve all 215 million Brazilians, and not only those who voted for him.

Brazil's da Silva calls for peace and unity in victory speech

Brazil:

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva wins presidential runoff

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva defeats incumbent Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro.

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva wins presidential runoff