Brazil vice president says country is staying in Paris climate accord

by Reuters
Monday, 15 July 2019 16:22 GMT

RIO DE JANEIRO, July 15 (Reuters) - Brazil's Vice President Hamilton Mourao said on Monday he considers it "impossible" for Brazil to leave the Paris Agreement on climate change.

French President Emmanuel Macron had said prior to the agreement of the European Union Mercosur trade deal in June that France would not sign onto that pact if Brazil leaves the Paris Agreement. (Reporting by Rodrigo Viga Gaier; Writing by Carolina Mandl)

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