World leaders reaffirm commitment to fighting climate change
01:43, Jun 2, 2017
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Speaking at a business event with Chinese PremierLi Keqiang, Merkel said China and Germany saw the opportunities that globalisation and digitalisation presented and wanted to work together to bring about "global progress together".
After Berlin, Li will continue to Brussels, where, at a China-European Union summit, both sides are expected to make a declaration on their commitment to tackling climate change - a proclamation created to send a strong message to Trump.
The EU and China will attempt to deepen ties at a summit Thursday amid rising worry about the direction taken by US President Donald Trump on trade and climate change.
The agreement calls for reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by all involved countries starting in 2020 and other commitments to an worldwide fight against climate change.
A draft statement obtained by Bloomberg said the European Union and China want climate change and clean energy to "become a main pillar of their bilateral partnership, including in their economic relations".
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who has in the past even been dubbed the "climate chancellor" for her efforts to fight global warming, welcomed Li's remarks at their joint press conference.
"@realDonaldTrump please don't change the (political) climate for the worse", Mr Tusk tweeted.
Russian Federation joined the chorus speaking out in favor of the climate accord.
Johnson told Sky News that Britain still wants the U.S.to take the lead in fighting climate change and called on individual USA states to keep making progress on that front.
The deal commits the countries to cut carbon emission.
That is a message the European Union companies want Chinese Premier Li Keqiang to hear when he travels to Brussels for an annual summit with European Union leaders on Thursday and Friday.
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She said Beijing will uphold the outcome of the Paris Agreement and its implementation.
By contrast, relations between the world's two exporting giants have often been tense, with China's plans to introduce a minimum quota for electric vehicle sales a thorny current issue that Germany is expected to raise at this visit.
Merkel welcomed Li's announcement that China would stand by its obligations on climate, saying that China and Germany are partners in building a "rules-based global order".
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