RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Attorney Cristiano Zanin Martins, former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva's defense counsel, said he will ask the court to reject the request by the Operation Lava Jato task force for the progression of the leftist's sentence to the work-release regime.

The statement was made on Friday, October 18th, at the entrance to the Federal Police Office in Curitiba.

"The former president reiterated that he does not . . .

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