The Government of Spain congratulates Luiz Ignacio “Lula” Da Silva on his victory in the presidential elections in Brazil and conveys its best wishes for every success in his presidential mandate starting next January.
The government extends its congratulations to the people and institutions of Brazil for their civic spirit during the course of the election process, proof of their firm commitment to democracy.
The victory by Lula signifies the start of a new political era in Brazil guided by social justice, equality and the fight against climate change, values shared by the Government of Spain.
Spain will continue to promote its strategic bilateral association with Brazil to enhance the wellbeing and prosperity of our citizens, based on the economic, demographic, cultural and historical ties that unite our peoples and their profound shared values.
We will also work to forge agreements at a multilateral and Ibero-American level to jointly tackle the significant global challenges we face.
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