Boris Johnson: Amazon rainforest fires are an 'international crisis'

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO
Published on August 23, 2019 - Duration: 01:31s

Boris Johnson: Amazon rainforest fires are an 'international crisis'

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has agreed with the French President Emmanuel Macron's assessment that huge wildfires in the Amazon rainforest amount to an 'international crisis'.

Mr Johnson said he would be putting forward the idea of a target retention for biodiversity at his forthcoming meeting with the G7 group in Biarritz, France.

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