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Bolsonaro says Boris Johnson sought 'emergency' food deal with Brazil

Christian Fernsby |
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday that British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, whom he met this week in New York, asked him for an "emergency" agreement to supply a food product that is lacking in Britain.

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Bolsonaro, speaking on his weekly webcast to supporters, did not name the product, but said he had passed Johnson's request to his Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina.

"He wants an emergency agreement with us to import some kind of food that is lacking in England," he said.

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