Putin congratulated Bolsonaro on his election as President of Brazil

© AP Photo / Silvia izquierdoЖаир Bolsonaro, the presidential candidate of Brazil from the Social-liberal party, after voting at a polling station in Rio de Janeiro. October 28, 2018Putin congratulated Bolsonaro on his election as President of Brazil© AP Photo / Silvia izquierdo

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin sent Jairo Bolsonaro a telegram of congratulations on his election to the presidency of Brazil, the press service of the Kremlin.

«Russian President Putin sent Bolsonaro a telegram of congratulations on the occasion of your election as President of the Federative Republic of Brazil. The Russian head of state praised highly significant experience of mutually beneficial cooperation in various fields accumulated by the two countries in the framework of strategic partnership relations», — stated in the message.

It is noted that the Russian President expressed confidence in further development of Russian-Brazilian ties and constructive interaction within the UN, G20, BRICS and other multilateral organisations.

In Brazil on Sunday was the second round of presidential elections. After counting 99.99% of the votes, the candidate from the Social liberal party Bolsonaro scored 55,13%, its rival, the candidate of the workers ‘ Party of Fernando Haddad — 44,87%.

Bolsonaro known for its ultra-right and populist views. In the beginning of the campaign, he openly declared that the President of the United States Donald trump is known worldwide for its unpredictability, is his chief example.