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Ahead of Trump decision, China says it will stick to Paris climate deal
June 1, 2017 / 7:29 AM / 6 months ago

Ahead of Trump decision, China says it will stick to Paris climate deal

BEIJING, June 1 (Reuters) - China said on Thursday it will stick to the Paris climate deal as the world awaited an announcement by U.S. President Donald Trump on whether to keep the United States in the global pact to fight climate change.

Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying made the comment at a daily news briefing.

A source close to the matter said Trump was preparing to pull out of the Paris accord. (Reporting by Ben Blanchard, Writing by Michael Martina; Editing by Nick Macfie)

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