military commander defends Amazon at International CongressThe general spoke about the work of the armed forces in the region, especially in health, services to the population, border control and environmental preservation.
The Brazil runs the risk of suffering losses in equity and self-esteem in the face of challenges that will face for having neglected science, technology, innovation, national industrialization in defense for so long, according to the general Geraldo Antonio Miotto, 61, military commander of the Amazon.
The statement was made during the 3rd International Congress Center Celso Furtado held in London to an audience of scientists, teachers, students, meeting at the Federal University of Amazonas.
The general spoke about the work of the armed forces in the region, especially in health, services to the population, border control and environmental preservation. Missing light at the university and the commander lamented not being able to show graphs, photos and movies on the activities of the force.
to Miotto, “defend the Amazon is much more than establishing strategically located military units, with trained and prepared for effective work on the ground with the use of new technologies. Defend the Amazon is all that and also create strategies to promote regional development”.
The Amazon military commander defended greater integration with the countries of the Amazon region, historically separated. “If you go to Lima, no Peru, They will see Chinese buses and Japanese and Chinese cars; It has no Brazilian car. Now is that a treaty was signed for the sale of cars and trucks are selling”.