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01 Jun 2017

“Germany and China vow to deepen ties amid Trump concerns”


Germany and China vowed to continue their fight against climate change hours before U.S. President Donald Trump announces whether he will quit the Paris Agreement, according to a Reuters report. "We are living in times of global uncertainty and see that we have a responsibility to expand our partnership in all the different areas and to push for a world order based on law," Merkel said at a joint news conference with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang. "China will stand by its responsibilities on climate change," Li said.
On Tuesday, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chancellor Merkel had said they wanted to intensify bilateral cooperation on climate and environmental protection.

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For background read the CLEW articles German reactions to reports on US withdrawal from Paris Agreement and Germany, China urge US to remain in climate agreement.

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