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BREAKING: Bolsonaro Says Had Productive Talks with Merkel on Amazon Fires

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7Dnews London - Reuters

Fri, 30 Aug 2019 22:25 GMT

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said his conversation with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday August 30th has reiterated the sovereignty of Brazil over the Amazon rainforest. 

Bolsonaro said his talks with Merkel was productive.

On his Twitter account, the Brazilian leader claimed that fires in Brazil from January to August this year are less than in the same period last year, but failed to provide any evidence.

On the other hand, the country's space research agency said fires increased by 77% in these eight months compared with the same period in 2018.


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