Donald Tramploline: the EU expressed regret over the U.S. decision to withdraw from the Paris agreement
The President of the United States Donald trump announced on Thursday, June 1 that his country is coming out of the Paris climate agreement. About it reports Reuters.
“We leave,” said trump at a ceremony in the Rose garden at the White house. He condemned the “draconian” financial and economic burden that it imposes on the country the Paris agreement.
“To fulfill my solemn duty to protect America and its citizens, the United States will come out of the Paris climate agreement,” added trump.
“The conditions of the Paris agreement could cost America 2.7 million jobs lost by 2025” — leads RIA Novosti his words.
However, he added that the United States will begin negotiations about re-entry into the Paris agreement or of a “new deal on terms fair to the United States, their businesses, their employees, their people, their taxpayers.”
The US withdrawal from the climate agreement, which obliges to reduce or stabilize greenhouse gas emissions — one of the campaign promises trump. 10 Nov 2016, he stated that “climate change is not the most urgent issue of national security.”
According to the head of the White house, this document disadvantageous to the United States as the global leader in emissions — China — does not comply with the obligations under the agreement.