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US disagrees with G7 aid offer to tackle Amazon fires

Mid-Day Thursday, 29 August 2019
*Washington:* The US government has said that it did not approve the offer of $20 million in aid to Brazil made by the G7 member nations to fight the devastating wildfires in the Amazon rainforest. "We didn't agree to a G7 initiative that failed to include consultations with (Brazilian President) Jair Bolsonaro," Garrett Marquis,...
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News video: Brazil Will Reject $20 Million International Aid Offer for Amazon Fires

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Brazil Will Reject $20 Million International Aid Offer for Amazon Fires . The money was offered at the G7 summit in France on Monday. . Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro told CNN that his country will turn down the money. . Onyx Lorenzoni, Bolsonaro's chief of staff, suggested that the money should...

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