Brazil’s for­mer pres­i­dent says he de­cided to sur­ren­der to po­lice

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For­mer Brazil­ian pres­i­dent Luiz Ina­cio Lula da Silva told thou­sands of supporters Sat­ur­day that he would turn him­self in to po­lice.

But he also main­tained his in­no­cence and ar­gued his cor­rup­tion con­vic­tion was sim­ply a way for en­e­mies to make sure he can’t run for re-election in Oc­to­ber.

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