Armed Forces Reaffirm Support for Security Operations in Rio

The statement is a response to reports that operations of the Armed Forces could be discontinued due to lack of money.

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Armed Forces reaffirmed their support in maintaining the Law and Order Guarantee (GLO) operations in Rio de Janeiro. In a statement released yesterday (Saturday, September 16th), the Military Command of the East (CML) clarified that there will be no discontinuation of actions.

According to government news sources, the statement clarified that there are funds provided by the Ministry of Defense for the maintenance of joint actions with the Secretary of State for Security.

"The Joint Chiefs of Staff, made up of representatives of the three Armed Forces and of federal . . .

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