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COP26: After international pressure, Brazil to sign forest preservation agreement

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - "We sent a formal communication to the initiative's promoters, confirming our support. We are once again demonstrating Brazil's new stance of commitment to sustainable development issues and specifically on climate change," said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' Multilateral Policies Secretary Paulino Franco de Carvalho Neto.

"Brazil expects the world's largest economies to also do their part, particularly in reducing fossil fuel use, the main cause of global warming," he added.

The "Forest Deal," the agreement on forest preservation, is one of the major points of COP26, to be held in Glasgow, Scotland, from . . .

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