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EU seeks Amazon protections pledge from Bolsonaro in push to ratify trade deal

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EU seeks Amazon protections pledge from Bolsonaro in push to ratify trade dealBrussels is in talks with Brazil’s far-right nationalist president, Jair Bolsonaro , over commitments on the future of the Amazon as it seeks to persuade Emmanuel Macron and other EU leaders and parliaments to ratify the trade deal the bloc has negotiated with South America. The ratification of the...
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