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Putin ridicules United States focus on ambassador contacts

Petersburg's economic forum, Putin said the claims of Russian interference in the USA election contained "nothing concrete, only assumptions". Kelly was moderating a panel discussion featuring Putin at the St. "But we know what such sentiments lead to - it doesn't end in anything good", he said. While Trump has claimed that evidence of global warming is partly an elaborate hoax, Putin agrees with the overwhelming consensus of scientists that climate change is being driven by man-made ...


Pentagon chief turns up heat on North Korea and China

Pentagon chief turns up heat on North Korea and China

Later, answering questions, Turnbull said China could play a key role in reining in North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes. According to Mattis, President Donald Trump's administration considers China's commitment to the shared goal of denuclearisation on the Korean peninsula encouraging, but urged Beijing to act.



Rhode Island to join states in Paris climate agreement pact

We would argue that based on the Trump administration's actions since taking office, pulling out of the Paris climate agreement only reinforces existing actions, rather than leads to a radically new path. Others, including Australia and India , signalled their commitment to the accord, but Russian President Vladimir Putin said that while the United States should have remained in the 2015 deal, he would not judge Trump.


Leaders pledge to boost climate efforts

Leaders pledge to boost climate efforts

Announcing his decision to withdraw from the Paris deal, Trump had alleged that India and China have been left accountable in the agreement . "We remain steadfastly committed to the sustainability, carbon and energy goals that we have set as a company and to the Paris agreement's ultimate success", the statement continued.



US states, cities and firms unite behind Paris accord

Responding to President Donald Trump's decision to pull the USA out of the Paris climate agreement , the European Union is considering taking economic measures that could include halting trade talks, forging closer ties with Russian Federation, and imposing heavy carbon taxes on U.S.