Decision was made the day after Defense Minister Fernando Azevedo e Silva was dismissed by President Jair Bolsonaro
The Ministry of Defense announced, on Tuesday morning, the departure of the commanders of the three Armed Forces: Edson Pujol, from the Army, Ilques Barbosa (Navy) and Antônio Carlos Moretti Bermudez (Air Force). The information was released recently by the folder. “The Ministry of Defense (MD) informs that the Commanders of the Navy, Army and Air Force will be replaced. The decision was announced at a meeting held on Tuesday (30), with the presence of the appointed Minister of Defense, Braga Netto, the former minister, Fernando Azevedo, and the Commanders of the Forces ”, says the text.
The decision comes a day after General Fernando Azevedo e Silva was dismissed by President Jair Bolsonaro. In his place, General Walter Braga Netto was appointed, who occupied the post of Chief Minister of the Civil House.