The Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has called on the Amazon countries to “defend” themselves against the “lie” of the fires in the tropical forest and against their deforestation and to assert their industrial exploitation again.
“This story that the Amazon is on fire is a lie and we have to fight it with real numbers, which is exactly what we are doing in Brazil,” he said during the Amazon summit, which was practically held on Tuesday between the South American giant Colombia and Ecuador took place. , Bolivia, Peru, Guyana and Suriname as reported by the Brazilian Ministry of Communications.
Bolsonaro believed that the Amazon basin states were “unfairly criticized” based on a reality which he defended was “very different from what the press and some foreign governments present”.
The far-right leader assured that his government has a policy of “zero tolerance” not only for the crime of the general public, but also for the “environmental problem”, highlighting the launch of “Operation Brazil Verde” against logging and logging . illegal mining in the Amazon.