A Brazilian federal judge has ordered former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva to surrender his passport and avoid all foreign travel, the government news agency reported Friday. The order came at the behest of federal prosecutors in relation to a pending case of influence-peddling against the former chief executive. Lula has already been convicted of corruption and money laundering in a separate case. A spokesman for the former president said Lula canceled a planned trip to Ethiopia to take part in a world conference on food and agriculture. The spokesman said Lula will comply with the order to surrender his passport.
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