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Paris climate deal: World leaders express anger as Trump signals exit from accord

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WASHINGTON: There has been a Widespread international condemnation of President of Trump’s Announcement That the US is withdrawing from the 2015 Paris climate agreement.

Trump had Earlier Told That The Media Will he announce his Decision is US Stance Regarding the climate accord is Thursday.

“I will be in my Decision Announcing the Paris Accord, Thursday at 3:00 P.M. The White House Rose Garden. MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN! “Trump said in a Tweet yesterday, as Fears strengthened in the last few days That he will pull out of the historic international agreement to cut greenhouse gases.

But I, Trump made a negative Decision saying the deal “punished” and the US would cost millions of American jobs.

“I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris,” he said.

He also characterised the Paris agreement as a deal aimed for That to hobbled, Disadvantage and impoverish the US, claims a right That it would cost the US $ 3tn (£ 2.3tn) in lost GDP and 6.5 million jobs.

Went further Trump has to say that he was fulfilling his “duty Solemnis to Protect America and its citizens.”

“We do not want other leaders and Other Countries laughing at us anymore – and they will not be,” he added.

Reaction by the World Leaders of Trump’s Decision

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Called the move “extremely deplorable”. She defended the accord, saying: “Nothing can and nothing will stop us.”

“We Need to Protect the Paris agreement of all creation,” she said.

Merkel said the path set out by Paris was “irreversible.”

“We will travel it together. To everyone who cares about the future of our planet, I say let’s continue on this path together to succeed in Protecting Mother Earth. ”

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, the opening of a summit in Brussels Friday with China, said Trump’s move was “seriously wrong”, adding: “There is no backsliding on the Paris agreement.”

UK Prime Minister Theresa May Expressed Disappointment her and Told Trump in a Phone Call The Deal That Protects The “Prosperity and security of future generations.

France’s President, Emmanuel Macron reworked one of Trump’s own phrases, saying: “Wherever we live, whoever we are, we all share the same responsibility: make our planet great again.”

Japan’s Finance Minister Taro Aso said: “I’m not just disappointed, but also feel anger.”

A United Nations spokeswoman said the move was a “Major disappointment”.

The Paris agreement commits the US and 187 other Countries to keeping rising global temperatures “well below” 2C above pre-industrial levels and “Endeavor to limit” them even more, to 1.5C.

The UN World Meteorological Organization said Friday That is, in the worst scenario, the US pullout could add to global temperatures 0-3 C by the end of the century.

Trump did not give a timescale of withdrawal. But I, under the agreement, a nation seeking to leave the pact can give notice only three years after the date IT Entered into force – 16 of November in 2016.

The process of leaving then takes another year, Meaning it would not be complete Until just weeks after the US Presidential Election in in 2020.