Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Thursday urged his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, to attend a summit of Amazon countries in France in the coming months.
Lula, who was elected to a third term last October for tackling deforestation in the rainforest, spoke on a phone call with Macron’s efforts to tackle the threat posed by climate change, according to a statement from his office. discussed.
He spoke about the importance of France participating in a summit of the countries of the Amazon Forest, which Brazil plans to host in the next few months, as it seeks to share the biome through its overseas territory of French Guiana. Wala is the only European country.
Besides Brazil and French Guiana, seven other countries have the largest rainforest areas in the world.