“More fire in Angola and Congo than in the Amazon and the Micron says nothing”, says environment minister in French President irony

Ricardo Salles shared data that say that Brazil is third in number of forest fires recorded in the past 48 hours, behind Angola and Congo.
24/08/2019 19h03 - Updated 25/08/2019 13h03

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AM POST Writing

The Minister of the Environment, Ricardo Salles, pinned on Twitter on Saturday (24) President of France, Emmanuel Macron, which is at the forefront of international pressure against Brazil by the increase in fires in the Amazon.

Ricardo Salles made a pun on the surname of the foreign leader and shared a matter of news agency Bloomberg, which states that, despite the great international repercussion, Brazil is third in number of forest fires recorded in the past 48 hours, behind Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

"More fire in Angola and Congo than in the Amazon .... and Micron says nothing .... I wonder why? Is it because they do not compete with the inefficient French farmers ?”, he wrote Salles, accusing the French president of an interest in the protection of the Amazon just to try to weaken the Brazilian agribusiness.

According to satellite images captured by the MODIS, that Nasa, They were recorded 6.902 Angola fires in the last two days, compared to 3.395 The RDC will 2.127 no Brasil.


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