UN chief urges "calm and dialogue" in Brazil

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon urges peaceful dialogue in Brazil after the suspension of Dilma Rousseff as president and her pending impeachment trial.

"The secretary general calls for calm and dialogue among all sectors of society," says Stephane Dujarric, Ban's spokesman.

"He trusts that the country's authorities will honour Brazil’s democratic processes, adhering to the rule of law and the Constitution," Dujarric says.

Last update: Thu, 12/05/2016 - 23:30


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