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Bolsonaro government made 8 attempts to get ex-president to keep diamonds

Former president Jair Bolsonaro acted personally to try to release the diamond jewelry and watch set valued at 3 million euros (about 16.5 million reais) brought to Brazil illegally for him. He also called on three ministries to force the release of the items.

As Estadão revealed on Friday, the 3rd, the millionaire gift given by the Saudi regime ended up seized by the Federal Revenue Service at Guarulhos Airport. They were in the backpack of a military man, advisor to the then Minister of Mines and Energy, Bento Albuquerque, who had traveled to the Middle East in October 2021.

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