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Sushma Swaraj rubbishes Trump's claim, says Paris Agreement 'not for money'

She, however, said this hasn't changed India-US ties, relationship between two countries progressing

Agencies  |  New Delhi 

India on Monday rejected US President Donald Trump's comments that it had linked its accession to the Paris climate control accord to receiving foreign aid and said it was committed to protecting the environment on its own.

Trump withdrew the United States from the 2015 agreement to cut emissions saying it undermined the US economy, cost US jobs, and put it at a disadvantage to other nations. He also complained that China and India were getting favourable terms under the accord, saying New Delhi had made its participation contingent on receiving "billions and billions ...

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First Published: Tue, June 06 2017. 09:01 IST
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