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Brazil’s Military Fear French Intervention, Conflict with Venezuela

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to a Brazilian armed forces crisis scenario, Venezuela and France are the greatest threats for the next 20 years.

After French President Emmanuel Macron described the Amazon as a "universal heritage", President Jair Bolsonaro's troops consider a "war over the Amazon" a potential event, the newspaper Folha de São Paulo reported on Friday, February 7th, referring to confidential documents from the armed forces command.

The paper writes that this is a hitherto secret draft of scenarios for the country's defensive strategy. The relevant document was to be submitted to Congress in June . . .

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