Amazon wildfire: Brazil may turn down G7 assistance

Brazil will turn down the assistance, proposed by the G7 nations, in fighting heavy wildfires that are raging in the Amazonian region, Chief of Staff of the Presidency Onyx Lorenzoni said. On Monday, French President Emmanuel Macron said that the G7 would urgently allocate some 20 million euros ($22 million) to fight the wildfires in the Amazonian region. Canada has also offered $15 million.

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