Brazil’s President Accuses Macron of ‘Colonialist Mindset’ after Calls for Action on Amazon Fires

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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro hit back at French President Emmanuel Macron, after he urged dialogue among G-7 leaders on the rising number of fires in the Amazon rainforest. In a tweet Thursday, Bolsonaro accused Macron of using the “internal issue of Brazil and other Amazonian countries” for personal political gain. He also alleged his French counterpart had used sensationalism and fake photographs to call attention to the problem.

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