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Brazil calls in 44,000 troops to fight Amazon fires after international pressure |ABC News

Brazil calls in 44,000 troops to fight Amazon fires after international pressure |ABC News

Brazil says military aircraft and 44,000 troops will be available to help fight record fires sweeping through parts of the Amazon region.

The blazes have triggered an international outcry as well as demonstrations in Brazil against President Jair Bolsonaro’s handling of the environmental crisis.

Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-08-25/brazilian-troops-fight-amazon-fires/11446136

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