Brazil's Temer briefed US diplomats in past: WikiLeaks

Brazilian acting President Michel Temer during the inauguration ceremony of new ministers at Planalto Palace, in Brasilia on May 12, 2016Brasília (AFP) – Brazil’s new acting president Michel Temer gave political briefings to US diplomats ahead of elections in 2006, whistleblowing site WikiLeaks said Friday. Two cables published by the site, marked “sensitive but unclassified,” contain summaries of conversations Temer had with the US officials, and their critical view of him and his PMDB party. The cables, dated January 11 and June 21, 2006, said Temer briefed the then US consul general in Sao Paulo, Christopher McMullen, along with another unidentified political official.

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