The suspended president of Brazil called for snap elections

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Dilma Rousseff, accused of financial fraud, calls for snap elections
18:49, 17 August 2016

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The suspended president of Brazil called for snap elections. Dilma Rousseff said that in her video address to the nation and parliament.

The Senate is to vote the impeachment of Rousseff late August. Brazilian newspapers after interviewing the senators write that there are enough votes for the impeachment.

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The President is accused of financial fraud for her re-election in 2014. In May Rousseff was suspended from her Presidency due to the investigation and the beginning of the hearings on the possible impeachment.

Vice President Michel Temer exercises presidential functions. Rousseff state she is not guilty and calls for a referendum on whether the country needs early elections.

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