UPDATE 2-U.S. to upgrade military ties with Brazil during visit next week -sources

The United States will
strengthen military ties with Brazil to a level usually reserved
for NATO allies during President Jair Bolsonaro’s visit to
Washington next week, boosting growing cooperation between the
Americas’ two largest militaries, two Brazilian government
officials said on Thursday.

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