Emmanuel Macron also announced Monday that France would bring "military support" to fight the fires that ravage the Amazon rainforest for several weeks.

The G7 has decided to unblock $ 20 million in emergency aid for the Amazon, mainly to send Canadair water bombers based in the region to fight the fires that ravage the rainforest for several weeks announced the French Presidency. These fires are "a tragedy for humanity as a whole," Emmanuel Macron told the press at the G7 in Biarritz.

In addition to this air fleet, the G7 has agreed on a medium-term aid component for reforestation, which will be presented to the UN General Assembly in late September and for which it will be necessary to obtain the agreement of Brazil and work with NGOs and local populations, said the Elysee.