SAO PAULO - The lawyers of former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva on Saturday criticized the fourth indictment in the corruption process that runs against Lula.
Shortly before a judge had accepted the formal charges that Lula had interferes with an award from the government to buy new fighter jets, but according to lawyers Lula this is not true and he would, moreover, have nothing left to.
Lula is officially accused that he has influenced the government, so that the Swedish aircraft manufacturer Saab AB 36 fighter jets worth more than $ 5.6 billion was allowed to supply (nearly 5.4 billion euros). Lula was during this tender moreover no longer president.
Lula is still very popular with the public and is itself according to its own workers' party again run for the presidency, which held elections in 2018.