Brazil president says he wants the Amazon to be exploited 'in a reasonable way'

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil's president Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday that he wanted the country's vast Amazon rainforest to be exploited 'in a reasonable way' and criticized the creation of new indigenous reserves by previous governments. In a Facebook live video, the far-right leader also said he planned to travel to Hungary and Poland in the second half of the year.

Reuters April 19, 2019 05:06:24 IST
Brazil president says he wants the Amazon to be exploited 'in a reasonable way'

Brazil president says he wants the Amazon to be exploited in a reasonable way

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil's president Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday that he wanted the country's vast Amazon rainforest to be exploited "in a reasonable way" and criticized the creation of new indigenous reserves by previous governments.

In a Facebook live video, the far-right leader also said he planned to travel to Hungary and Poland in the second half of the year.

(Reporting by Alexandre Caverni, Editing by Rosalba O'Brien)

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