Brazil's President Temer denies allegations, says he will not resign | Reuters

BRASILIA Brazil's President Michel Temer denied on Thursday allegations that he condoned the payment of a bribe to silence a potential witness in the country's biggest-ever corruption scandal and said he would not resign. Temer, whose one-year-old coalition government is under threat of collapsing, said he will prove his innocence in an investigation opened by the Supreme Court

Reuters May 19, 2017 01:33:10 IST
Brazil's President Temer denies allegations, says he will not resign
| Reuters

Brazils President Temer denies allegations says he will not resign
 Reuters

BRASILIA Brazil's President Michel Temer denied on Thursday allegations that he condoned the payment of a bribe to silence a potential witness in the country's biggest-ever corruption scandal and said he would not resign.

Temer, whose one-year-old coalition government is under threat of collapsing, said he will prove his innocence in an investigation opened by the Supreme Court.

(Reporting by Anthony Boadle; Editing by Daniel Flynn)

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