Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who has refused to be vaccinated against COVID-19, was pictured eating pizza on a New York City sidewalk Sunday as the city has barred unvaccinated diners from eating inside restaurants.

Bolsonaro, the only G20 leader who hasn't been vaccinated, was in the city ahead of the UN General Assembly, which starts on Tuesday.

Early Monday, Brazilian minister for tourism Gilson Machado Neto posted images of Bolsonaro - third from left, wearing a beige shirt - and several other members of his delegation eating pizza on Instagram. The caption read: "Let's go for pizza with Coca Cola."

While proof of vaccination is required for indoor businesses in New York City, the UN has effectively permitted unvaccinated delegates to attend the General Assembly by not policing vaccination status.

Bolsonaro has repeatedly refused to get vaccinated, saying in November that it was his right not to.

He also said last week when discussing his speech at the UN General Assembly: "Why would I get vaccinated? ... Once everyone has been vaccinated, I'll decide my future."

On Monday, Mayor Bill de Blasio of new York City retweeted an article about Bolsonaro's al fresco meal, and with it shared a link to the city's vaccine portal.

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