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Brazil criticizes anti-deforestation regulation approved by European Parliament

The government of the Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, did not see with good eyes the position adopted by the European Parliament so that products that promote deforestation are not sold on that continent, according to a brief statement released on Wednesday, September 14, by the Brazilian Foreign Ministry.

"Itamaraty (Brazilian Foreign Ministry) has been closely following the evolution of legislative initiatives that, under the pretext of combating deforestation, establish requirements for the import of agricultural commodities by the European Union," said the note from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The Brazilian government's statement comes after the European Parliament defended . . .

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