Group of Seven
Brazil is ready to accept international financial assistance to extinguish the Amazon fires, but only if the country controls the funds. This was announced by the spokesman for the Brazilian president. So far there is no reaction from the G7 countries. On Monday, at a meeting in Biarritz, they offered $ 22 million to fight the Amazon fires.
The money to go to afforest Europe, said President of the US Onyx Lorenzoni.
Brazil has refused G-7 assistance to fight fires in the Amazon, BTA reported.
"We thank (the G7 for the assistance you offered), but these funds will probably be more appropriate to spend on afforestation in Europe," said Presidential Chancellor Onyx Lorenzoni.
This was announced by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, writes NOVA TV.
On the sidelines of the G7 summit in Biarritz, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced that his country will allocate 10 million pounds for reforestation of the Amazon forest, BTA reports
Johnson made his statement shortly before the G7 leaders' session on the environment began.
G-7 leaders discussed the return to the G-8 format with Russia's participation at a summit in the French city of Biarritz, Kyodo news agency reported, citing sources from Japanese government circles.
No details were provided about the content of the interview, and an agency source said the information "will never be disclosed".