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EU piles pressure on Brazil over Amazon fires

Reuters Friday, 23 August 2019
The European Union piled pressure on Friday on Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro over fires raging in the Amazon basin, with Ireland and France saying they could block a trade deal and Finland urging a ban on Brazilian beef imports.
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