Trump Offers U.S. Aid to Bolsonaro to Fight Forest Fires in the Amazon

The U.S. president said he had spoken with the Brazilian president and that relations with Brazil are strong, "maybe more than ever". Late yesterday afternoon, the Brazilian president authorized the deployment of military forces to fight the fires in the Amazon.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The president of the United States, Donald Trump, said on Friday, August 23rd, that he has volunteered to help Brazil's president Jair Bolsonaro fight fires in the Amazon. Through social media, Trump also said that he discussed trade with Brazil.

"I just spoke with President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil. Our trade expectations are very exciting, and our relationship is strong, perhaps stronger than ever," he wrote . . .

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