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Bolsonaro wants a fresh start at UN General Assembly

Brazilian diplomats work to convince Jair Bolsonaro to bury the hatchet with the global community at next week's UN General Assembly

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President Bolsonaro gives a final read-over before addressing the UN General Assembly in 2020. Photo: Marcos Corrêa/PR

President Jair Bolsonaro is preparing to deliver the opening address of the UN General Assembly at the organization’s headquarters in New York next Tuesday. Brazil’s president has told his staff that he wants his appearance to be “impactful,” but when it comes to Mr. Bolsonaro, that could mean any number of things.