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Donald Trump pulling US out of Paris climate deal: Reports

Axios news outlet cited two unidentified sources; Fox News also cited an unidentified source

Reuters  |  Washington 

US President Donald Trump has decided to withdraw from the Paris climate deal, Axios news outlet reported on Wednesday, citing two unidentified sources with direct knowledge of the decision. Trump, who has previously called global warming a hoax, refused to endorse the landmark climate change accord at a summit of the G7 group of wealthy nations on Saturday, saying he needed more time to decide. He then tweeted that he would make an announcement this week. Fox News also cited an unidentified source confirming the pullout. The decision will put the United States in league ...

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First Published: Wed, May 31 2017. 19:52 IST