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Brazil says South American nations to meet on Amazon, accepts Chilean aid

Reuters | Brasilia | Updated: 28-08-2019 17:24 IST | Created: 28-08-2019 17:23 IST
Brazil says South American nations to meet on Amazon, accepts Chilean aid
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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Wednesday that South American countries would meet to determine a common policy in defense of the Amazon, and took another swipe at the G7 group of rich nations for its offer of $20 million aid.

After a meeting with his Chilean counterpart Sebastian Pinera in Brasilia, Bolsonaro said Brazil would accept an offer from Chile of four aircraft to help combat the Amazon rainforest fires.


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