The President of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, regretted that in Argentina the project of Voluntary Interruption of Pregnancy (IVE) has been approved and expressed that, as long as it depends on him, in his country abortion will never be legalized.
Through his social networks, the president stated that “the life of Argentine children is now subject to being ended in the womb of their mothers with the consent of the State”. He added: “As long as it depends on me and my government, abortion will never be approved on our soil. We will always fight to protect the lives of the innocent!”
Bolsonaro’s expressions followed the same line as that of Foreign Minister Ernesto Araújo, who earlier noted that “Brazil will remain at the forefront of the right to life and in the defense of the defenseless, no matter how many countries legalize. the barbarism of indiscriminate abortion, disguised as reproductive health or social rights or whatever they want to tell you. “
In recent times, Araujo participated in international forums as a spokesperson for the idea that seeks to impose the supposed existence in the world of a “christophobia“or persecution of evangelical Christians.
It should be noted that the government of Jair Bolsonaro It has among its electoral and parliamentary base the most conservative sectors of the evangelist churches, among them an official alliance with the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God, of the magnate Edir Macedo, owner of the Record channel.
For her part, Pastor Damares Alves, Minister of Human and Women’s Rights, published yesterday on her Instagram account a text that said “Praying for Argentina“The official stood out in 2020 for mobilizing part of her political base to prevent an abortion of a 10-year-old girl in the state of Alagoas who had been raped by her stepfather.
Brazil is Argentina’s main trading partner and in recent months, relations have thawed with a video call between Presidents Bolsonaro and Alberto Fernández, on November 30, the day of binational friendship.
In 2019, after the electoral victory of Alberto Fernández, the foreign minister who had openly expressed himself in favor of Mauricio Macri said that with the result “the forces of evil are feasting“.