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EDM Sponsored: 19th August, 2019

That this House condemns the policies pursued by the Administration of President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil, which are destroying the Amazon rainforest; notes that more than 3,700 square kilometres of forest has been deforested in 2019 with July being the worst month on record so far; further condemns the violence used against indigenous populations in those areas, which has been sanctioned by the leader who should protect those populations; and asks the Foreign Secretary to raise the matter with his Brazilian counterpart at the earliest opportunity.

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