Brazil Minister Salles Leaves Germany Without Concessions on Conservation Fund Freeze

Berlin told the minister that it will only review the suspension of the transfer of millions of dollars to projects in the Amazon when it is assured that "the money will be well invested". In August, Bolsonaro had said he "didn't need" the amount.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Environment Minister Ricardo Salles left Germany on Wednesday, October 2nd, without securing any concession from Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel's government on the issue of the suspension of an amount of R$155 (US$39) million for forest conservation projects in Brazil.

In August, in the midst of the fires crisis, Svenja Schulze, Germany's Environment, Nature Protection, and Nuclear Safety Minister, Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?