Lula dismisses more military personnel from security detail after Brazil riots

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BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Wednesday dismissed 13 more military officers who were assigned to the National Security Advisor’s office that is responsible for the president’s security. The decision follows the removal of 40 military officers on Tuesday from the Alvorada presidential residence, as Lula expressed his distrust in the military for failing to act against supporters of former President Jair Bolsonaro who stormed government buildings on Jan. 8. The leftist president questioned how he could trust the military personnel with his personal securit…

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