Israel-Gaza War, Israel-Brazil Relations

Brazil accuses Israel of "genocide" - while buying guns from it

According to Calcalist, Brazil has recently agreed to buy a substantial amount of mobile artillery from Israeli company Elbit, despite accusing the country of committing "genocide" in Gaza.

Israeli artillery shells. Illustration. (Photo: IDF Spokesperson)

Brazil's President Lula de Silva has repeatedly charged Israel with committing "genocide" in Gaza and even comparing the country to Nazi Germany, but this has not prevented Brazil from making a major purchase of mobile artillery systems from Israeli defense company Elbit, according to Calcalist.

According to Calcalist's report, Elbit is set to provide Brazil with a substantial number of ATMOS (Autonomous Truck Mounted howitzer System) systems, as well as a large supply of 155 mm shells to go with them.

The Philippines Army is reportedly also acquiring a number of guns of the same type.

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