Saudi Arabia says remains committed to climate accord

From Reuters - November 11, 2017

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia remains committed to the 2015 Paris climate change agreement, the energy minister for the worlds top oil exporter said on Saturday.

Khalid al-Falihs statement came as almost 200 countries started talks in Germany to bolster a global climate accord that the United States plans to quit.

For our part, the kingdom will remain committed to maintaining our national contributions on taking climate actions that would also enable sustainable development in line with Saudi Vision 2030, Falih said.

The kingdom aims to wean itself off oil as part of its ambitious Vision 2030 economic reform agenda.


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