Moscow is convinced that alternatives to the Paris climate agreement at the moment. This was stated press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov, reports the correspondent of”.ru” on Thursday, June 1.
“President Vladimir Putin was in Paris and signed the Convention. It gave [her] great importance”, — said the official representative of the Kremlin, commenting on the decision by the American President Donald trump to withdraw the U.S. from the agreement.
Peskov also added that “efficiency in the implementation of the Convention without the key participants will be hampered.”
Earlier, trump wrote on his Twitter page that they will announce the decision on the Paris climate agreement on Thursday evening Moscow time.
May 28, Axios announced the intention of the 45th American President to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate agreement, committing to reduce or stabilize emissions of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.
The US withdrawal from the agreement was one of the campaign promises trump. 10 Nov 2016, he stated that “climate change is not the most urgent issue of national security.
On March 28, trump signed a decree on the abolition adopted by his predecessor Barack Obama’s measures to combat climate change. According to trump, Obama’s decision is detrimental to the energy sector of the United States.