The G20 SUMMIT: Angela Merkel statement- BBC News

BBC News

Published on Jul 8, 2017

Deadlock over climate change between the US and the other nations at the G20 summit appears to have been broken.
The BBC understands a compromise final closing text has been agreed at the second day of their meeting in Hamburg.
According to an EU official, the text acknowledges President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement without undermining the commitment of other countries.
It comes after a second night of violent protests in Hamburg.
Negotiators worked through the night in an attempt to reach a compromise on the wording of the summit statement.


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