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Petrobras won't stop work because of scandal: Brazil minister

Rio de Janeiro

ARRESTS tied to a bribery scandal involving contracts with state-run oil producer Petroleo Brasileiro SA can't halt the company's work, Brazil Justice Minister Jose Eduardo Cardozo said.

Mr Cardozo said that the government hasn't created obstacles to the investigation and rejected attempts to politicise the probe "by those who still think we are disputing elections". He said that he will talk with Petrobras chief executive officer Maria Graca Foster to review contracts that are targets...

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