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Trump does a U-turn on Paris climate accord, says US could rejoin deal

Frankly, it's an agreement that I have no problem with, but I had a problem with the agreement that they signed: Trump

AFP/PTI  |  Washington 

Donald Trump
Donald Trump

said on Thursday that the could "conceivably" return to the climate accord, although he stopped short of signalling any move in that direction. "Frankly, it's an agreement that I have no problem with, but I had a problem with the agreement that they signed, because, as usual, they made a bad deal," told a news conference. "So we can conceivably go back in," added the president, who pulled out of the 2015 accord on curbing global warming emissions last June.

First Published: Thu, January 11 2018. 08:28 IST
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