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BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil’s former leftist President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, barred from elected office due to corruption convictions, said he is open to backing any candidate who can beat far-right President Jair Bolsonaro in the 2022 elections. Brazil's former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is seen on a screen as he speaks to Reuters from Sao Paulo in a video conference interview conducted in Brasilia, Brazil, September 18, 2020. Picture taken September 18, 2020. REUTERS/Adriano Machado. “I am prepared to support any candidate who is committed to the working people of Brazil and against Bolsonaro,” Lula told Reuters on Friday in an interview via video conference. Whether or not... Full story

20 September