North Korea called the US decision on withdrawal from the Paris agreement selfishness

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The DPRK said that the decision of Donald trump on the U.S. withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement, “stupid and shortsighted”. It is reported by The Independent, citing a representative of North Korea’s foreign Ministry, who wished to remain anonymous.

“A selfish act of the United States poses a serious threat not only to international efforts to protect the environment, but also for other regions”, — noted in Department.

In North Korea’s foreign Ministry added that the US does not understand that environmental protection is in their own interest.

“This is the limit of selfishness and moral impoverishment, when the country is striving to achieve personal prosperity at the expense of the entire planet,” — said in the Ministry.

As the newspaper notes, the DPRK has become one of 195 signatories to the Paris agreement. 147 States have ratified the Treaty.

1 Jun Donald trump has declared that the USA is out of the Paris agreement, explaining that the implementation of these agreements can bring losses for the country.

The Paris agreement in 2015 provides for the allocation of $ 100 billion to developing countries for climate solutions. It replaced the Kyoto Protocol, which was adopted in 1997 to complement the UN framework Convention on climate change. In accordance with the provisions of the Protocol, developed countries and countries with economies in transition to reduce or stabilize emissions of environmentally harmful greenhouse gases.