Putin Defends Trump Pulling out of Paris Agreement


‘Don’t worry, be happy’ – Vladimir Putin urges world not to judge Donald Trump over climate deal at St. Petersburg forum

“The Russian leader insisted that measures against Moscow, including economic sanctions over the crisis in Ukraine, had ended up having “zero effect.”

Posted June 02, 2017

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Modi and Putin met on the third leg of the Indian leader’s four-nation tour of Europe with the pair looking to bolster declining trade between the once key partners.

Bosses from Chevron, Exxon and Boeing are among 144 US firms at the event, the best attendance in years after Washington previously warned business leaders against attending due to political tensions.


See also

Cuomo Joins California, Washington State Governors To Launch United States Climate Alliance: “The White House’s reckless decision to withdraw from the Paris Accord has devastating repercussions not only for the United States, but for our planet,” Cuomo said in a statement.

Trade dispute holds up EU-China climate statement: Trump’s withdrawal from Paris climate accord brings the two sides closer on climate, but they remain divided on trade.


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