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Brazil's PP party leaves Rousseff's government: party president

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil’s Progressive Party (PP) split from President Dilma Rousseff’s government on Tuesday, the president of the party said, in a major blow for Rousseff as she battles against impeachment.

Ciro Nogueira told reporters the PP would hand back all ministry roles it holds.

Reporting by Maria Carolina Marcello and Leonardo Goy; Writing by Stephen Eisenhammer; Editing by Daniel Flynn

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