Brazil recalls ambassador to “Israel” over Gaza war

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Published: 2024-05-29 16:35

Last Updated: 2024-06-19 00:14


Former Brazilian Ambassador to “Israel” Frederico Meyer. (May 18, 2023) (Photo: Geraldo Magela)
Former Brazilian Ambassador to “Israel” Frederico Meyer. (May 18, 2023) (Photo: Geraldo Magela)

Brazil has recalled its ambassador to “Israel” and will not immediately appoint a replacement, a diplomatic source told Agence France-Presse (AFP) Wednesday.

"There were no conditions for [Meyer] to return" to “Israel”, the source added.


Also Read: Brazilian President Lula compares “Israeli” actions in Gaza to holocaust


After Brazil’s President Lula da Silva likened “Israel’s” war on Gaza to the holocaust back in February, he was declared a persona non-grata along with the country’s Ambassador Frederico Meyer; the latter was also summoned for a stern reprimand by “Israeli” Foreign Minister

The Israeli Occupation’s ambassador to Brazil was also expelled at that time by President Lula.