UPDATE 1-U.S. to upgrade military ties with Brazil during visit next week -sources

The United States will
designate Brazil a major non-NATO ally 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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