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Trump decides to pull the US out of Paris climate agreement

By Zhao Huanxin | chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2017-06-02 03:50

US President Donald Trump announces his decision that the United States will withdraw from the landmark Paris Climate Agreement, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, U.S., June 1. [Photo/Agencies]

US President Donald Trump announced on Thursday afternoon that the United States will withdraw from the Paris climate accord, the global climate pact that was sanctioned by his predecessor and nearly 200 other world leaders.

The president confirmed America's "withdrawal" at a press conference in the White House Rose Garden.


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