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Rio metro will be ready for Olympics – Sport Minister

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Image: A man walks on the railroad of a metro line extension under construction near Nossa Senhora da Paz station in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, February 24, 2016. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

 

BRASILIA (Reuters) – All Olympics infrastructure in Rio de Janeiro will be ready before the Games start in August, including a much-delayed metro line, newly appointed Sport Minister Leonardo Picciani said in an interview on Wednesday.

Picciani was appointed by interim President Michel Temer, who took over last week from President Dilma Rousseff after she was suspended to face trial for allegedly breaking budget rules.

(Reporting by Anthony Boadle and Maria Carolina Mello; Editing by Chris Reese)

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