Brazil’s environmental credibility depends on Bolsonaro, says MEP

Folha de S. Paulo, Ana Estela de Sousa Pinto in 24/06/2021

“What matters to us is not who the minister is, but the results of his work in terms of environmental protection,” said Anna Cavazzini, a German MEP on Thursday (24), commenting on the resignation of Ricardo Salles and his replacement by Joaquim Pereira Leite.

Cavazzini, who is a member of the European Parliament’s delegation for relations with Brazil and is a member of the Foreign Trade Commission and the Responsible Business Conduct Working Group, has been one of the most critical European policies on deforestation in the Amazon.

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