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News24 Thursday, 17 September 2020
President Jair Bolsonaro said late Brazil was being "disproportionately" criticised for fires in the Amazon rainforest and Pantanal wetlands, at a time when many places around the world were seeing a surge in blazes.
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News video: As fires burn, Bolsonaro touts Brazil's environment

As fires burn, Bolsonaro touts Brazil's environment 02:08

As data shows fires raging in Brazil's Amazon rainforest and Pantanal wetlands with historic force, President Jair Bolsonaro said Thursday (September 17) that Brazil "should be congratulated for the way it preserves its environment." Libby Hogan reports.

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